Rape accused arrested in Srinagar, say Police

Srinagar, Oct 24 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday said that it arrested a rape accused in Srinagar city and will be produced in court tomorrow.

A police spokesman said that Police station sadder received a complaint from a lady that her minor daughter has been raped by an accused Shahid Ahmad, son of Shabir Ahmad Bhat of Galwanpora Hyderpora.

“To this effect, a case under FIR number 103/22 under sections 3/4 of POCSO act and 363, 376, 506 of IPC was registered in Saddar Police station and investigation was set into motion," the police said. 

"After hectic efforts and multiple raids the accused was arrested within one hour by a special team led by SHO Sadar, Inspector Mudassir Nazar under supervision of SP south Lakshya Sharma,” it said, adding that further investigation in the case is underway. 

The police said that the accused will be produced in court for further police remand tomorrow.(KNS)

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