Update: The police has rescued the couple and nabbed their abductors after finding them at Fatehpur, UP.
A couple who went to seek protection after having a love marriage from the Allahabad High Court on Monday has been abducted from the court premises at gunpoint by some people. The entire incident happened at gate number 3. Witness saw the incident unfolding at the court premises.
As per sources, a black car picked up the young couple. The police investigation is underway. They have sent their teams at exit points in Allahabad for checking the vehicles leaving the city.
Additional Director General of Prayagraj, SN Sabat, spoke about the incident. "The abductors were armed. We've issued orders of checking, suspected vehicles have been stopped at 1-2 places, I'm going there," he said
The daughter of an Uttar Pradesh BJP legislator has alleged that her life is in danger from her father after she married a Dalit man and asked the police for security. Sakshi Misra (23), who is the daughter of Rajesh Misra, the MLA from Bithari Chainpur in Bareilly district, uploaded a video on social media on Wednesday and informed about her wedding to Ajitesh Kumar (29) last Thursday, police said.
In another video, she has apprehended threat to her life from her father, brother and an associate, and urged the Bareilly senior superintendent of police to extend security to them. “I have married of my free will and my father has sent out his goons for us… I am tired of running, I seek police protection. If they catch us, they will definitely kill us,” she said.
Sakshi Misra has also appealed to the MPs and MLAs of Bareilly to not help Rajesh Misra as she alleged that her father and others were out to eliminate her. In the video, Misra has also told her father to let her live her life. She warned that if anything happens to her or her husband, she would do something that would put him behind bars.