Army soldier arrested for allegedly molesting lady in Uri


BARAMULLA — Police on Wednesday arrested an Army soldier for allegedly molesting a 36-year-old woman here at Paranpeelan area of Uri in this north Kashmir district.

A senior police official said that an Army soldier belonging to 173 TA of Engineering section identified as Hawaldar Parvaiz Hussain, presently attached with 18 MLI Bandi in Uri, was arrested after allegations of molestation made on him by a local woman (name withheld) today.

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“An FIR Number 168/20 under Sections 457, 376, 511 of IPC has been registered against the accused soldier and further investigations set in motion,” the official added.

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