Pramod Reddy, working as a sepoy in Bollarum, allegedly misbehaved with the B.Com student and attempted to abduct her in defence colony under Neredmet
Police station limits, they said quoting the complaint lodged by her.
Police said the girl raised an alarm and the locals, who rushed to her rescue, caught hold of the army man and handed him over to police.
Following a complaint, police lodged a case against the army man on the charge of attempt to kidnap, and took him into custody. Further investigations were on.