TAMIL NADU

Doctor held for abducting girl

Staff Reporter

NAGERCOIL: The Colachel police have arrested a doctor, Amutha, in a case of abduction and harassment of a 17-year-old girl. According to a complaint lodged with the police by her father, Syed, the girl was abducted by a doctor couple running a hospital at Karungal. The police said that the girl was missing for four months since a marriage proposal was made.

She was rescued from a house at Thiruvithancode, where a nurse of the hospital run by the doctor couple, Kannan and Amutha, was staying. While Kannan is absconding Amutha was arrested on Monday and remanded to 15 days custody.