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Father-son duo arrested for kidnapping minor girl

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Jammu, Oct 25: A man and his son have been arrested for allegedly abducting a 15-year-old girl from Reasi district to marry her to his other son, police said Thursday.

Ghulam Ali and his younger son Abdul Ahad kidnapped the girl from Kansali area in a van on Wednesday night, they said.

They were taking her to Kashmir, where Ali's elder son Riyaz Ahmed, who was in love with the girl, works, they said.

The girl's parents lodged a complaint at the Mahore police station.

Police chased the van and nabbed the kidnappers. The girl was rescued from the vehicle in Gool area, the police said.

The girl reportedly told police that she did not want to marry Ahmed. A case under has been registered under section 363 (kidnapping), 341 (wrongful restraint) of the Ranbir Penal Code (RPC), the police said.

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