Balasore: Nilagiri police on Monday rescued an unidentified girl child, who was kidnapped from Allahabad station, from a mutt near Panchalingeswar temple in Nilagiri area here.
According to sources, the child was abducted by two god men for human sacrifice.
On being informed about the incident, the police detained the two god men with the help of locals and are interrogating them.
The two detained god men have been identified as Kiran Giri of Haridwar in Uttarakhand and Nandu Giri of JP Nagar in Uttar Pradesh, the sources added.
The girl child has been sent to Khan Nagar Child Care Centre, said a police official.