Palghar police arrested accused teacher Sameer Thackeray within 12 hours. The accused had kidnapped a minor girl.
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A minor girl was kidnapped by the tutor from building premises
Minor girl was rescued within 12 hours of kidnapping
By Imran Memon
Palghar: In a shocking incident, a 12-year-old student of a private coaching class was kidnapped by the teacher from her building premises. The incident took place on August 12 in Wada of Palghar district. However, due to the vigilance of the Palghar police administration, the girl was rescued within 12 hours from a farmhouse located in the village of Wada tehsil. The minor girl had stopped attending the private coaching on the advice of her father.
In a fit of rage, the teacher of coaching classes, Sameer Thackeray kidnapped the minor girl as alleged by the victim girl’s family. Also, the accused teacher was angry with the girl’s father for not helping him out in getting placement opportunities in the education department for a teaching post. Notably, the victim’s father is a teacher.
The victim’s father immediately approached Palghar police and within 12 hours of time, the minor girl was successfully rescued from kidnappers. As per the preliminary information the prime accused Sameer Thackeray is arrested while the hunt for his two accomplices is on.
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“There was a misunderstanding between the accused and the father of the minor girl about opportunities in the education sector, the girl’s father is also a teacher, the accused was angry with the girl’s father for not cooperating with them to get placement opportunities as a teacher. We are investigating every angle in this case. We have sent the girl for a medical test. The team will also record the girl’s statement. Whatever comes in investigation we will take action accordingly,” Balasaheb Patil, SP, Palghar District (Rural).
Meanwhile, Vishwas Kishan Shelar, Victim’s father said, “I pulled out my daughter from chanakya coaching classes, that’s why that teacher out of anger kidnapped my daughter. I would like to thank police officials for acting fast and rescuing my daughter.”