Udupi, June 14, 2020: An 18 year old girl who was reported missing from Malpe on Wednesday was traced at Shivamogga. It is gathered that she was with a youth there.
The two were immediately brought to Malpe station on June 13, Saturday and then sent to their respective homes after making them sign an undertaking.
The girl was staying with her relatives at Malpe. The youth Azhar with whom she had gone, has been accused of kidnapping her. The accused is a bus driver and resident of Santhekatte.
The girl who hailed from Brahmavar was made to stay with her relatives at Malpe after her parents came to know that she and Azhar had got themselves registered at the marriage registrar’s office at Udupi. When their photo was put up on the notice board the same was noticed by her family which had then shifted her to Malpe from where she had gone missing on Wednesday.