SRINAGAR — A rape accused was arrested in Srinagar district’s Hyderpora area, police said on Monday.
“Police Station Sadder received a complaint from a lady that her minor daughter has been raped by one accused namely Shahid Ahmad of Galwanpora Hyderpora,” police said in a statement issued to the news agency GNS.
“To this effect, a case FIR No. 103/22 under sections 3/4 of POCSO Act and 363, 376, 506 of IPC was registered in Saddar Police Station and an investigation was set into motion,” it said, adding, “After hectic efforts and multiples raids, the accused was arrested within one hour by a special team led by SHO Saddar, Inspector Mudassir Nazar under the supervision of SP south Lakshya Sharma IPS.”
Police said further investigation into the case was underway. “Accused will be produced in court for further police remand tomorrow,” it added.