Girl missing from Ghaziabad rescued from Kangra

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Dharamshala [India], Feb. 18 (ANI): A girl named Archi, 12, and a resident of Indirapuram, Ghaziabad was rescued by Kangra Police near the Palampur bus stand. Superintendent of Police (SP) of Kangra, Sanjeev Gandhi said the girl was handed over to Child Helpline and efforts were made to find out correct address. According to Director of Utthan Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), R.C.Mastana, the girl was brought to the NGO on Wednesday, and now, her parents have arrived to collect her. Mastana, however, expressed concern about the girl consistently changing her statements. "Now, this is a matter of police investigation and only they can reveal the real facts," Mastana told ANI. Sudha Yadav, the girl's mother said, "My daughter was missing from Ghaziabad since Wednesday and on Thursday I got a phone call from Ramesh Mastana from Himachal Pradesh informing about my daughter. My daughter says, she was hypnotised by two unknown women and she is not in a good mental state now." Subhash Yadav, the girl's father, said, "Our daughter has been missing since February 13 and Uttar Pradesh Police told us that she may have been kidnapped. She has been rescued and we are thankful to the media and everyone who have helped her." The matter is still under investigation. (ANI)