3 Held For Kidnaping, Sexually Assaulting Minor Girl in Srinagar

Srinagar- The Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested three accused persons for their involvement in kidnapping and sexually assaulting a minor girl. The car used in commission of crime has also been seized.

According to a statement, the police said "On 11/02/2022, Police Station Bemina received a complaint from a resident of Mansoor Colony Bemina that his minor daughter had been abducted by unknown persons,"

The police said, accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 02/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Bemina and investigation was initiated.

"Subsequently, a special team was constituted immediately which acted swiftly and recovered the missing girl promptly from TRC Srinagar," reads the statement.

It further said that during the course of investigation, it surfaced that the minor girl was kidnapped by three persons & and was assaulted sexually.

"Raids were conducted at several locations and all the three accused involved in commission of crime were arrested," the police said.

The police identified the accused as Basit Ali son of Ali Mohd Dar, Irfan Ahmad Najar son of Abdul Rashid both residents of Fruit Mandi, Parimpora and Firdous Ahmad Ahanger son of Gulzar Ahmad resident of Beerwah, Budgam.

As a part of investigation, necessary medico-legal formalities were carried out and the girl was handed over to her legal heirs. Besides the car used in commission of this heinous crime has also been seized. Further investigation in this case is in progress, the police said.

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