The Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have arrested a person accused of raping a 13-year-old girl in the forests of Uri in Baramulla district of north Kashmir.
In a statement isssued here, police said, “On 28 July, Police Station Uri received a written complaint from one person stating therein that his minor daughter (name withheld) aged about 13 years was raped by one person namely Imtiyaz Ahmad Khan @ Muna Khan son of Mohammad Saleem resident of Paranpeelan Uri in forest area after giving life threat to her,”
Adding that on receiving this complaint, a case under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Uri and investigation was set into motion.
During the course of investigation, The Police team after utilizing all available means and due to strenuous efforts arrested the accused person within hours of complaint received by police. He has been shifted to the police station where he remains in custody, the statement said.
As a part of investigation, necessary medico-legal formalities have been carried out. Further investigation in the matter is going on.
Community members are requested to cooperate with police in curbing social crimes in their neighbourhood. They can share information pertaining to social crimes with police. We reassure the community members that our efforts in curbing social crimes shall continue.