Ghaziabad: A 20-year-old girl escaped from the clutches of five youths who allegedly abducted her in a van in the district.

In her police complaint, the girl who is a resident of Lakshmi Garden, said that she was on her way to a college here to submit her sister's fees when five youths, including two her neighbours put a piece of cloth on her nose and took her away in a van.

When the girl gained consciousness later in the night, she found herself in a van parked at an isolated place near a village.

However, after a while, the drunk youths fell asleep and she managed to escape and reached her house.

A medical examination has ruled out sexual assault, police said, adding that a case has been registered and investigations are on.