Police today arrested two youths in South Mumbai for allegedly kidnapping as many minor girls from Bhopal.
The alleged role of Mustafa Khan (20) and Raju Nimama (18) behind the abduction came to light when the police spotted them roaming suspiciously with the two girls (around 15 years) during ‘nakabandi’ (police checking) on Walkeshwar Road in early hours and questioned them.
Following the questioning, the girls told the police they were abducted, a police official said.
A case was registered against the duo in Malabar Hill police station.
According to the officer, guardians of the girls lodged a complaint at Ratibad police station in Bhopal in wee hours under section 363 (punishment for kidnapping) of IPC.
The local police have contacted their counterparts in Bhopal who have left for Mumbai to take custody of the girls and the youths.