Chandigarh,, Nov. 18 -- A 30-year-old woman was allegedly abducted by her estranged boyfriend and his aide in Himachal Pradesh and brought to Chandigarh for forcible marriage on Wednesday.

An alert shopkeeper notified the police on spotting the men misbehaving with the woman in Sector 22. But, before the police arrived, the accused sped away in their white Maruti Suzuki Swift.

The woman, who works as an assistant manager at a bank in Hamirpur, was rescued and taken to the police station. There, she complained that she had severed ties with her boyfriend, Vivek Saini, but he had been pressuring her to marry him and even threatened to kill her.

On Wednesday, Vivek, along with his friend, Rohit Chaudhary, abducted her from outside her ban...