Nayagarh: Two minor girls of Godisahi in Nayagarh district, who had gone missing on January 25, were rescued from Daitari area in Keonjhar today. Police also arrested one Kartik Hembram in connection with the case.
The family members of the girls had lodged a complaint at the Nayagarh Sadar police station after the duo failed to return home on January 25.
Sources said both girls, students of Class-VII, went to attend school on January 25. They, however, failed to return home. Later, their family members lodged complaint with police.
During investigation, the two girls were traced to Daitari area in Keonjhar district. A team of police officials rushed to Daitari and rescued the girls and arrested Kartika Hembram in this connection. Police suspected it to be a love case.