‘Girl Kidnapped, Raped In Doda; Rescued After She Attempted Suicide’

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 Thathri: A 15-year-old girl was rescued after she attempted to end her life days after she was kidnapped and allegedly raped in the Thathri area of Doda district on Tuesday.

Police officials said that the girl was rescued by the local of Thathri after she jumped into the Kalnai river in a bid to end her life.

A police official said the police received a complaint on April 17. In the complaint, a local resident of Nagni village said that his 15-yr-old daughter was kidnapped by Rehan, a resident of Gandoh.

He said that an FIR was registered at Thathri Police Station.

Station House Officer (SHO) Thathri Javid Iqbal said during raids at several places the girl could not be traced. However, later the missing girl surfaced on her own and jumped into the river Kalnai but was rescued.

He said that upon questioning the girl revealed that after leaving her house she went to Kishtwar and spent a night at Kishtwar hospital.

“On 16 April she come back from Kishtwar in a minibus and after reaching Thathri the conductor of the vehicle took her to an isolated place in the same vehicle and during the night raped her,” he said.

He said that the conductor of the vehicle Mukesh Kumar, son of Banka Ram, a resident of Lawa village of Kishtwar was arrested from an isolated in Thathri. He said the vehicle has also been seized and further investigation of the case is going on. (KNO)

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