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ANANTNAG — A self-styled faith healer has been arrested for allegedly raping two girls in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Accused self-styled ‘Peer’, Ashraf Mir son of Ghulam Ahmed Mir is the resident of Akingam village of Anantnag district.

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Sources said that a man from Tailwan Achabal village, Muhammad Maqbool Dar lodged a complaint at police station Achabal alleging that a self-styled faith healer forcibly raped her two daughters.

He has mentioned in his complaint that his family used to visit the self-styled faith healer to get amulets and blessings from him. Now, it has dawned upon him that ‘Pir’ Ashraf Mir has forcibly tarnished the chastity of his two daughters.

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Police, shortly after receiving the complaint, arrested the self-styled faith-healer.

A police official confirmed that self-styled faith healer Ashraf Mir has been taken into custody on rape charges. He said that a formal FIR vide number 68/2020 under Section 376 has been registered at police station Achabal and investigation has been set into motion.

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