The police swung into action only after the victim approached a local television channel and released a CCTV footage of the abduction attempt. The incident took place on 23 April, however, the case was registered only on 2 May.

 

Commissioner of Police KSR Charan Reddy on Wednesday issued the suspension orders for Sub-Inspector Sadashivaiah and head constable Ramachandrappa of CK Achukattu police station for not registering a case.

 

Charan Reddy, who is investigating the abduction, said that both Sadashivaiah and Ramachandrappa did not register a case when the victim had approached them.

 

The 22-year-old Manipuri girl was abducted on the night of 23 April 23 from, in front of her paying guest accommodation at Katriguppe, within CK Achukattu police station limits. The girl was on a phone call when the incident took place.

 

Finally, after the video of the incident viral, the police swung into action and registered a case on 5 pm on 2 May and nabbed the culprit by 8 pm.

 

The accused, identified as Akshay, a cab driver, who was out on bail in an attempt-to-murder case, told the police he picked the girl up after he was coaxed by his friends.

 

“I was instigated by my friends and did this foolish thing” Akshay told the police in the interrogation. "She is sexy, go grab her," his friends told Akshay.

 

The police are now also trying to track down his other friends.