Minor kidnapped, sexually assaulted in Srinagar, says police

Srinagar Jail. [FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Juvenile among three accused held: Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday arrested three persons including a juvenile for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting a minor in Malbagh area of Soura in Srinagar outskirts.

As per police, three persons kidnapped a minor from Taqdeer Park Hazratbal and sexually assaulted her at a rented house at Mallabagh.

Soon after receiving the information, officials at Police Station Nigeen registered a case under FIR number 57/2022 under section 363-342-354/IPC and starts investigation.

The trio were arrested by police while the victim was shifted to hospital for medical checkup.

Meanwhile, police in a tweet said that three persons involved in the act were arrested.

“Three accused including one Juvenile apprehended for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a minor girl in Malbagh, Soura. The girl was kidnapped from Hazratbal area and taken to Malbagh by these accused. Case registered under relevant sections of POCSO and IPC act at Nigeen PS,” Srinagar Police tweeted.

“Juvenile has been lodged in Observation home at Harwan, while other two adult accused have been arrested and lodged in lock-up of Nigeen Police station,” police tweeted on Tuesday.


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