Baramulla Police arrests rape accused within 24 hours

May 07: Police in Baramulla have arrested a person accused of rape from Pattan area of the district within 24 hours.

On 06/05/2021, Police Post Mirgund received a written complaint from one person stating therein that his minor daughter (name withheld) aged about 14 years was raped by one person namely Asif Hussain Bhat son of Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Bhat resident of Odina Pattan before two days.

On receiving this complaint, a case under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Pattan and investigation was set into motion.

During the course of investigation, a special team was constituted who acted swiftly and arrested the accused person involved in the crime. He has been shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. Further investigation in the matter is going on.

Community members are requested to cooperate with police in curbing social crimes in their neighbourhood. They can share information pertaining to social crimes with police. We reassure the community members that our efforts in curbing social crimes shall continue.