BARAMULLA — Police in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday claimed to have arrested a teenager accused to have raped a minor girl.
Police sources said that a written complaint was received from a resident of Udina village of Baramulla stating that his 14-year-old minor daughter (name withheld) was raped by one Asif Hussain Bhat, 16, a resident of the same village.
Police Station Pattan registered an FIR vide number 102/2021 under section 376 and 4 of the POSCO Act and launched a manhunt to nab the accused.
“The accused was well aware of his act and was trying to evade his arrest. A police party from Police Post Mirgund acted swiftly and arrested the accused,” police said.
The investigation of the matter is going on. (KNT)