2 juveniles among 3 held for molesting school girl in Srinagar

Srinagar, May 19 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday said that three accused including two juveniles were arrested by Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh for molesting a school girl in Srinagar.

A police spokesperson, in a statement issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that on the afternoon of 18.05.2022, a group of drug peddlers allegedly tried to molest a school girl (name withheld), a student of Kendrya Vidyalya, Shivpora, near Shivpora Bund, while she was on her way to home from school.

"In her attempt to resist the attack from the perpetrators, she raised an alarm which caused the accused to flee from the spot," he said.

He added that upon receiving the complaint from the family of the victim, PS RM Bagh lodged a case under FIR no. 46/2022 u/s 341, 509 IPC and investigation was taken up.

"After sternous efforts by Police station Ram Munshi Bagh under the supervision of DySP Sleet Shah JKPS, Three suspects were arrested who were later identified by the victim as well.”

The accused include two juveniles aged 17 years, residents of Batwara and Farhan Shafi Khan alias KD (20) S/o Mohammad Shafi Khan R/o Gandbal, Rajbagh."

He added that trio was apprehended today by PS RM Bagh and the adult will be produced before court for further police remand while juveniles have been taken to observation home, Harwan. (KNS) 

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