New Delhi, Apr 11 (PTI) A woman, abducted from Dwarka area of the city six years ago when she was a minor, has been traced and the man who married her and fathered two children has been arrested, police said today.

A case was filed at Dwarka North police station in December 2012 regarding the abduction of a 16-year-old girl, on the complaint of her father.

The name of the accused, Faujdar, cropped up during investigation but all the attempts to arrest him were fruitless, said Shibesh Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Dwarka).

The accused was declared a proclaimed offender in the case by a court on November 30, 2013.

In a drive to trace kidnapped and missing persons, launched in Dwarka police district, a team traced the accused to Uttar Pradesh.

Faujdar was arrested from Uttar Pradesh and the kidnapped person was recovered. During investigation, it was revealed that accused had married the minor girl and has two children from the marriage, the officer said.

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