The Mizoram police have arrested a person more than a week after he kidnapped a minor girl in Aizawl. The girl was rescued his captivity on Sunday. The 53 year old man allegedly kidnapped the 7-year-old girl from Harinagar village on October 3 from a hospital where the girl’s mother was undergoing treatment. He took the girl for fetching medicine and took her way. Then the mother moved police on October 6 forcing the police to launch a search operation.
Acting on a tip off, a joint team of Assam and Mizoram police launched an operation with the help of the Harinagar villagers. The girl was rescued before the abductor Santosh Kumar Rai was nabbed on Sunday. Both the accused and the abducted girl were brought to Aizawl on Monday. Rai is known to be the friend of the girl's mother who hails belonged to Lengte hamlet.