24-year-old Snapdeal woman exec abducted in Ghaziabad
NEW DELHI: A 24-year-old woman working with Snapdeal was abducted in an autorickshaw in Ghaziabad on Wednesday night and was yet to be traced a full day later, despite the police registering a case and launching a massive hunt almost immediately.
Dipti Sarna was taken even as she was on the phone with a friend and her father. Nivrat Sharma, a friend and former colleague now living in Bangalore, told the police he heard her scream and then go silent even as her mobile phone stayed on. He immediately alerted her father, Narendra Sarna, who got in touch with the police.
A crowd of 400-500 had joined her family — demanding her recovery — in blocking the Ghaziabad-Hapur road leading to national highway 24 when this paper went to bed Thursday night. Snapdeal reached out to people for information and help, launching the hashtag #HelpFindDipti.
Dipti, an executive with the e-commerce major’s legal department since April, left her office in Gurgaon at 5.30pm Wednesday and took an office shuttle to the nearest Metro station, a company spokesperson said.
She was seen exiting the Vaishali Metro station in Ghaziabad at 7.42pm and heading towards a nearby auto stand, police said after scouring CCTV footage.
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