Srinagar, December 05: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a rape accused in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
In a statement, Police said that it arrested the accused involved in rape of a minor girl within 06 hours.
Police Station Devsar received a complaint stating that a 17 year old minor girl (name with held) was sexually assaulted, video-graphed and the same obscene video has been uploaded on social media networks.
They said, Accordingly, Case FIR No. 120/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered at PS Devsar and investigation was initiated.
A special team headed by Station House Officer Devsar under the supervision of Dy SP PC Kulgam was constituted.
The team acted swiftly and after strenuous efforts generated a specific information by utilizing all available means which led to the arrest of the accused within 06 hours after complaint was received, statement said.
He has been identified as Mohd Aamir Bhat resident of Gudder Kulgam. He has been shifted to PS Devsar where he remains in custody, the police said.
As a part of investigation, necessary medico-legal formalities have been carried out.
The police said Investigation into the matter is in progress.