Updated: October 8, 2020 1:33:04 pm
The allure of content-driven leisure on Over the Top (OTT) platforms pushed two minor women from Vadodara — aged 14 and 15 — to run away from residence to Mumbai with hopes of making an attempt their hand at appearing. However, as apprehension and actuality struck them halfway, they staged a kidnapping to return residence for the concern of being rebuked by the household.
Manjalpur police station noticed a curious case of alleged ‘kidnapping’ on Tuesday with a twist. The two minor women — first cousins — had fled from residence early on Tuesday morning, using their two-wheeler till a faculty within the neighborhood, which, by the way, is only a few meters away from the police station. The women parked their car on the faculty and took a rickshaw to the bus depot to board a Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) bus to Mumbai, with goals of bagging a task in fictional net collection, that are the favored modes of leisure in present occasions.
However, when the bus halted at Vapi, the youthful of the 2 had an nervousness assault and determined to again out of the plan, police stated. While her older cousin tried to persuade her for some time, slowly, each women needed to return residence. “Fearing that the household would chastise them, they determined to spin a narrative of a kidnap. They referred to as up one of many members of the family and stated that that they had been kidnapped and so they didn’t know the place they have been. At that point, the household was on the police station and we have been within the means of registering the FIR. So when the decision got here, we appropriately added the knowledge into the FIR and commenced our probe,” says Police Inspector BG Chetariya of Manjalpur police station.
With technical help, the police tracked the cell phone location of the ladies to Vapi and dispatched a staff to fetch them. However, the ladies made one other name to the household saying that that they had been ‘taken’ to Bharuch district. The police, accompanied by the members of the family, discovered the ladies in Jhagadia taluka of Bharuch and introduced them residence.
“We had an inkling that the story of kidnapping was pretend. The household additionally felt so however we couldn’t take an opportunity till we had them again secure so we thought-about it as an actual kidnapping case. Finally, once we questioned the ladies, they broke down and confessed that they have been travelling to Mumbai to attempt their luck in appearing as they have been enchanted by characters of varied net collection that that they had been watching on YouTube,” Chetariya stated.
While the ladies have been reunited with the household, the police is now making ready a report back to be submitted in courtroom. “We will place the info of the case earlier than the courtroom and the courtroom will shut the case,” stated Chetariya.
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