Police here rescued a 22-year-old student who was reportedly held captive in a hostel room for a week by a boy. The girl, a resident of the Champaran district of Bihar, was preparing for the NEET exam at a coaching institute here, police said on Thursday. A special team of cyber experts in collaboration with the Bihar police rescued the girl.
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They also arrested the 22-year-old boy, identified as Ankur Singh, a resident of Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh, SP Kesar Singh Shekhawat said. The girl’s father had lodged a complaint with the Bihar Police that she was being held captive and the accused demanded Rs 40 lakh for her release.
The suspect had previously prepared for NEET at the coaching institute where the victim studied and both knew each other, police said. The youth is currently following a course in journalism.
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