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ICPS’s CWC to bear Sumbal girl child expenses under Scholarship scheme


Srinagar, May 15 (KNS): Taking cognizance of the alleged rape of a three year old girl of Sumbal, Bandipora, Child Welfare Committee (CWC) of Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) has registered a case under POSCO against the accused youth and will also sponsor the monthly expenses of the child under Scholarship Scheme.

Talking to Kashmir News Service (KNS), G A Sofi, State Mission Director, ICPS said that the CWC has filed FIR under POSCO Act against the accused.

“The Child Welfare Committee will bear the monthly expenses of the girl child under the Scholarship scheme,” Sofi said, adding that the family of the girl will be counselled by the counsellors of CWC.

A three year girl was allegedly raped by a youth Tahir Ahmad of Sumbal area of Bandipora which evoked protests and condemnation in the state. (KNS)