Rape accused arrested in north Kashmir


Srinagar: Police on Friday said that it has arrested a rape accused in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

In a statement to GNS, the police said that on 6th April, in evening hours Police Post Mirgund received written complaint from one Gh Mohammad Dar son of Abdul Rehman Dar resident of Odina stating therein that his minor daughter (name withheld) aged about 14 years was raped by one namely Asif Hussain Bhat son of Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Bhat resident of Odina Pattantwo days before.

The spokesperson further stated that on this written complaint case FIR was registered in Police Station Pattan under relevant sections of law.

The accused however, was well aware about his act and was trying to evade his arrest. Police Party of Police Post Mirgund acted swiftly and arrested the accused. Further investigation is in progress, they said.(GNS)