Self-proclaimed journalist Nadeem Nadu arrested in rape, blackmailing case: Police

Srinagar Jail. [FPK File Photo/Vikar Syed]

Srinagar: Police in Srinagar have arrested a fake journalist Nadeem Nadu after a woman accused him of rape, extortion, and intimidation.

Police said that a complaint was filed at Women Police Station Rambagh, Srinagar, against Nadeem Nadu for sexploitation.

In a statement, police said, “On 30th September 2022 Srinagar police arrested a self-proclaimed journalist Nadeem Ahmed Ganie @Nadeem Nadu, son of  Mukhtar Ahmed Ganie, a resident of Qazibagh, Anantnag was arrested in a rape case”.

The statement said on a complaint received from a girl (name withheld) that the accused lured her through his WhatsApp group made for people seeking help, and forced her into a sexual relationship with himself after fraudulently sedating herself in course of that help.

The victim also alleged that the accused took her objectionable pictures after sedating her and used these to blackmail her into forced sexual Intercourse many times.

The accused also took her gold ornaments in course of blackmailing her. Pertinent to mention the girl was a student in an institution in central Kashmir at the time of the occurrence of this crime, the statement said.

A Case under FIR no 50/22 in sections 376,384,506 of IPC has been registered in Women PS Srinagar district. The investigation is undergoing in the case to unearth more facts and some more allegations made by the victim in this case.

Keeping in view the heinous nature of the crime, an SIT has been constituted headed by Owais Wani JKPS DySP Headquarters and comprising Sleet Shah JKPS, DySP/PC, Khalida Parveen, SHO women PS and ASI Mohd Yousuf Shah as members.

Srinagar Police assures all its citizens that crime against Women will not be tolerated at all and stringent punishment will be given to those involved, the statement concludes.


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