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BARAMULLA — Police in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district arrested a rape accused. The accused has allegedly raped a minor girl.

Police sources said that a written compliant was received from a resident of Udina village of Baramulla, stating that his 14-year-old minor daughter (name withheld) was raped by one person, namely Asif Hussain Bhat, a 16-year-old teen from the same village.

According Police Station Pattan, an FIR vide number 102/2021 under Section 376 and 4 POSCO was registered and a manhunt to nab the accused was also launched.

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“The accused was well aware about his act and was trying to evade his arrest. Police party from Police Post Mirgund acted swiftly and arrested the accused,” the police said.

“The investigation of the matter is going on,” police further informed.

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