Minor girl raped, crime videographed in Kulgam

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SRINAGAR — Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a rape accused within six hours in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

In a statement, Police said that it arrested the accused involved in rape of a minor girl within six hours.

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Police Station Devsar received a complaint, stating that a 17-year-old minor girl (name withheld) has been sexually assaulted, video-graphed and the same obscene video has been uploaded on social media networks.

They said, accordingly case FIR No. 120/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered at PS Devsar and investigation was initiated.

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A special team headed by SHO Devsar under the supervision of DySP PC Kulgam was constituted. “The team acted swiftly and after strenuous efforts, generated a specific information by utilizing all available means which led to the arrest of the accused within six hours after complaint was received,” the police statement said.

It added, “He has been identified as Mohd Aamir Bhat, resident of Gudder Kulgam. He has been shifted to PS Devsar where he remains in custody.”

“As a part of investigation, necessary medico-legal formalities have been carried out. Investigation into the matter is in progress,” police said.

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The spokesperson further said that timely intervention and swift action by the police against anti-social elements have been highly appreciated by the locals.

“Community members are requested to cooperate with police in curbing social crimes in their neighbourhood. They can share information pertaining to social crimes with police. We reassure the community members that our efforts in curbing social crimes shall continue,” reads the statement.

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