Two arrested for ‘gang-raping’ woman in Kupwara

Srinagar: Police on Thursday arrested two persons for allegedly gang-raping a woman in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Eid.

“A complaint was lodged by parents and neighbours of a female in Police Station Lalpora Kupwara, that the said female has been raped by two persons namely Jaffar Ahmad Khan resident of Diver and Manzoor Ahmad Lone resident of Dardpora,'” a police official said.

On the receipt of this complaint an FIR number 74/16 under section 363, 376 RPC, and 109 CrPC has been lodged in Police Station Lalpora.

Both the accused have been arrested, he said, adding the medical examination of the female has been conducted and further investigation is on.

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