DIPHU, Aug 29 - Two minor girls who went missing on August 25 from Hajabafer of Dima Hasao district were rescued by Kheroni police of West Karbi Anglong district on Saturday from two different places of Hojai district.
One girl was rescued from Lumding in Hojai district and the other girl from Lanka in Nagaon district.
Both the girls eloped from home on the pretext of visiting a friend in Lumding.
Later, parents of the missing girls filed an FIR at Kheroni police station in this regard, following which a search operation was launched in coordination with Lanka police.
After a tip-off, the police rescued the girls from the residence of one Bijoy Choudhury and arrested him on the charge of kidnapping and concealing the girls in different locations.