Two men kidnap sexually assault 2 minors in Srinagar, arrested: Police

Srinagar jail. [FPK Photo/ Vikar Syed]

Srinagar: Two men from north Kashmir’s Baramulla were arrested for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting two minors, Srinagar Police said on Friday.

The accused have been identified as Hilal Rather, 24, son of Ghulam Mohammad Rather, a resident of Haygam Sopore and Shabir Mir, 30, son of Ghulam Mohammad Mir of Kreeri.

The minor victims are 12 and 13 years old, police said.

A case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Protection of Child from Sexual Offence Act has been registered against the accused duo at Lal Bazaar police station.

“2 accused Hilal Rather(24) S/o Gh Mohd Rather R/o Haygam, Sopore & Shabir Mir (30) S/o Gh Mohd Mir R/o Kreeri Baramulla arrested for kidnapping & sexually assaulting 2 minor girls of 12 & 13 yrs, who were rescued. FIR No 41/2023 U/s 363, 376 IPC & 3/4 POCSO Act at Lal bazaar PS,” Srinagar Police tweeted.

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