Srinagar: Two minor siblings were injured after a thief entered their house and attacked them with a sharp edged weapon at Moominabad area of Batamaloo in Srinagar on Friday.
The accused was however, arrested in a swift action by police.
Srinagar police tweeted: “The accused namely Umer Yousuf Wani who trespassed a house and tried to attack two girls in Batmaloo area has been arrested by Police in a swift action. Crime against Women will not be tolerated at all.”
Eye—witnesses told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a thief entered the residential house at Moominabad, Batamaloo where house owner had left Friday prayers. “He attacked two minor girls inside the house after tying rope on the hands of one girl,” they said.
Acting quickly, the police said that the accused has been arrested.
“He has been identified as Umer Yousuf wani of Firdousabad, Batamaloo,” a senior police officer told KNO, adding that further investigations are on and both the girls are stable—(KNO)