Crime

Caught on camera: Youth physically assaults student in Anantnag, arrested

Srinagar Jail. [FPK File Photo/Vikar Syed]

Anantnag: A youth was arrested in Anantnag district of south Kashmir following a video in which he was seen physically assaulting a female student that went viral on social media on Saturday.

An official said that a class 11th student (name withheld), a resident of Zadipora Khanabal has been arrested by Anantnag Police in connection with physically assaulting a school-going student on KP road in the district.

The incident was captured and posted on social media, which went viral and thus triggered widespread public outrage. As soon as the video went viral, police launched a speedy manhunt and arrested the accused.

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