Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police has nabbed 3 accused persons allegedly involved in physically abusing a minor girl in a Shikara in Dal Lake at Hazratbal.
A police spokesperson said that on Thursday 18 July Police Station Nigeen received information that a minor girl (name withheld) has been physically abused by two persons in a Shikara inside Dal at Hazratbal.
“A case under FIR No 65/19 U/S 376, 109 RPC was registered in Police Station Nigeen and police instantly rescued the girl followed by subsequent arrest of the accused,” the spokesperson said.
The accused have been identified as Tawheed Ahmad Mir son of Showkat Ahmad Mir, a resident of Sadrabal and Ehsan-ul-Haq son of Showkat Ahmad Yatoo, a resident of Sadrabal. However, the third accused Bilal Ahmad Dar @Kila son of Gh Nabi Dar, a resident of Dargah taking advantage of the deep waters fled from the spot.
A team from Police Nigeen was constituted by SP Hazratbal to nab the third accused and the night raids were conducted at various places and at about 10:30 hrs, the third accused was also arrested, the spokesperson said.