SATTARI: An attempt to kidnap a primary student in Keri-Sattari was thwarted by her prompt action and alertness of a fourth standard girl.
Following a police complaint that the girl’s parents made to the Keri police outpost, details of the incident became public on Tuesday.
On Monday at 8 a.m., the parents notified the police that their daughter, a fourth-grader, had gone to school. A while afterward, the girl went to pick up her tiffin from her nearby house.
An automobile with tinted windows stopped close to the girl as she was making her way back to school carrying her tiffin. After giving her a chocolate, someone abruptly grabbed her hand and attempted to yank her into the car.
The girl bit the man’s hand, demonstrating her quick thinking and reflexes, and he released her.
A woman on a scooter happened to arrive at the scene at the same moment and noticed something strange.
The individual hurriedly got into the vehicle and the car drove off when he saw the woman stop to ask the girl some questions. Later, the girl told her parents about the situation.
Subsequently, the father of the girl lodged a complaint at the Keri-Sattari police outpost, asking the authorities to examine the CCTV cameras in the vicinity.