The Cuttack commissionerate police on Wednesday claimed to have solved the kidnapping of a minor girl of Ravenshaw Junior College here. Police said the 17-year-old girl, who went missing from the city on November 19, was rescued from an undisclosed place in Bhadrak district and two persons were arrested in this connection.

Police said the abductors -- Md Safiq of Balasore district and his associate Sk. Safiq of Bhadrak district -- were arrested on Wednesday and they would be forwarded to court on Thursday. While Sk. Safiq claimed that he had married the girl in a court, police were tight-lipped as it has not been confirmed yet.

Police said the abductors, Md Safiq of Balasore district and his associate Sk. Safiq, were arrested