Abducted Indian girl rescued in Nepal

Kathmandu, Aug 8 (IANS) A five-year-old Indian girl, who was abducted four days ago from Bihar, was rescued and two people arrested in this connection in eastern Nepal’s Morang district on Monday.

Sparsa Agrawal was abducted on August 4 from Kursela, in Katihar district of Bihar, while returning home from school. The kidnappers had demanded a ransom of Rs 10 million, the police said.

She was brought to Nepal after her abduction. According to Nepal Police, Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) personnel rescued the girl after being informed by their Indian counterparts.

A former bus driver of her school, Mithun Paswan Awas, was involved in the kidnapping, the police said.

A Nepali national, Dinesh Gupta, and another driver was arrested in this connection.

Mithun took her up to Nepal on an Indian motorcycle. He took the girl to Biratnagar and later brought her to Bhedetar, in Dharan district of eastern Nepal, with the help of his local friends.

–IANS

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