Srinagar: A individual suspected to be involved in molesting and sexually assaulting a minor girl in South Kashmir’s Kulgam was arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday.
The Kashmiriyat, an online news portal quoting an unnamed official, claimed that a man claiming that his daughter of 11 years of age (name withheld) was wrongfully confined and sexually assaulted by the individual namely Abdul Rehman Laway, a resident of Malwan when she was alone at her home, received a complaint for assistance from the police station in Devsar area of Kulgam.
An FIR No. 03/2021 U/S 342, 376 IPC, 3/4 POCSO Act was reported by the Police at Police Station Devsar and the investigation was set in motion.
The Jammu Kashmir Police soon took the accused person into custody at Devsar Police Station, and the minor girl was handed over to her legal heirs after the completion of all medical formalities.
The area’s locals sought tough action against the defendant.