Self-styled faith healer held on charges of raping two sisters in South Kashmir

Anantnag: A self-styled faith healer has been arrested for allegedly raping two women in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The accused, Ashraf Mir son of Ghulam Ahmed Mir is the resident of Akingam village of Anantnag district.

A man from Tailwan Achabal village (whose identity is withheld) lodged a complaint at Police Station Achabal alleging that a self-styled faith healer raped his 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. But the man had forced himself upon his two daughters.

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

A police official said that the 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.

(Syndicated feed from KNT)


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