Bengaluru: In a shocking incident, a woman was kidnapped in a public place by an unidentified man while she was talking on the cell phone just outside her hostel.
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The incident is believed to have taken place at Katriguppe in south Bengaluru at 10 pm on April 23. The video shows the kidnapper literally lifting the woman and taking her to an isolated place at an under-construction building nearby. He allegedly tried to force himself upon her.
A screen grab of the CCTV footage
According to media reports, the victim, who is employed at a beauty clinic in the city, revealed that she was dropped off by a friend outside her hostel and was on a phone call when she was kidnapped.
The woman claimed that after she managed to escape from the kidnapper, her hostel owner asked her to not file any police complaint.
A complaint has been registered on the matter and further investigations are on.