THE unit-8 of Mumbai police crime branch has arrested a 23-year-old teacher from Bangluru who had fled away with her 16-year-old student from city. The teacher and student fell in love over WhatsApp Messenger.
According to senior police inspector Deepak Phatangre the teacher identified as Anjali Amar Singh.
On January 25, 2014 Bhairav Uday Rawal (45) a resident of Santacruz (East) approached Vakola police station complaining that his 16-year-old son had gone missing since this morning around 9am. The son had told parents that he is going out for shopping and would return back soon. Police registered a missing complaint and started investigation. The missing boy was studying in 9th standard in a reputed English school located in Vakola, Andheri.
During investigation police found that his school teacher Anjali Singh was also missing. They also came to know that the student and teacher were continuously in touch over WhatsApp and fell in love. Later police turned missing FIR into the kidnapping (CR No 26/2014, under section 363 of IPC) against Anjali Singh.
Hence matter was in serious nature, crime branch unit-8 headed by Deepak Phatangre also started parallel investigation. The police team learned that Anjali had fled with student to Vasko-Da-Gama in Goa. To avoid police arrest they had also destroyed their mobile phone SIM card. Phatangre got tip off that Anjali Singh was working in Whitefield shopping Mall at Bangluru. Inspector Jyotsana Rasam and sub-inspector Hanumant Joshi rushed to Bangluru with police team. They succeed to arrest the teacher and rescued to student.
“We have arrested teacher. Further investigation is going on,” said Phatangre.