KULGAM — The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday claimed to have detained two persons for allegedly raping a girl in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
In a statement, police said a girl (name withheld) approached Police Post Mirbazar with a written complaint stating that she was wrongfully restrained and forcibly raped in a vehicle (Truck) bearing registration number JK18-9100 on National Highway, at Nipora near petrol pump, by one Mudasir Ahmad Ganie, son of Abdul Rashid Ganie, a resident of Banimulla, with the help of one Manzoor Ahmad Naik, son ofGhulam Mohd Naik, a resident of Gadool.
The statement further added that on receipt of the complaint, a case with FIR No. 111/2021 U/S 376, 109 IPC, was registered in Police Station Qazigund and an investigation into the incident was taken up instantly.
On a tip-off, the statement added, a police party from Police Post Mirbazar led by Incharge Police Post Mirbazar Sub-Inspector, Imtiyaz Ahmad, under the supervision of SDPO Qazigund, Govind Rattan, was constituted to nab the accused duo.
“Utilizing all available means and with strenuous efforts, (the) investigating team arrested both the accused within half an hour after (the) complaint was received, and the vehicle used in commission of the crime was seized,” the statement added. “Further investigation of the case is in progress.”