Cop booked under ‘gestures intended to insult modesty of woman’ in Baramulla

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A police constable was arrested on allegations of trespassing a house and ‘gestures intending to outrage the modesty of a woman’ (RPC 509) in Baramulla district of north Kashmir last night, police said.

A police officer told GNS that during evening hours at about 2200 hours one Zameer Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar of Ushkara Baramulla was found in suspicious circumstances in a house in Qazi Hamam Baramulla.

“Locals found him in suspicious circumstances and he was handed over,” police told Free Press Kashmir.

The constable was working in Armed Police as Selection grade Constable. A case under FIR No. 147/2018 under sections of 457,452,509 RPC was registered against him in Police Station Baramulla and he has been arrested in the said case, he said.

“457 (house breaking by night), 452 (house trespass after preparation for hurt) and 509 RPC (gestures intended to insult the modesty of a woman),” he said. The departmental action under rules has also been initiated against him, he added.

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