Molvi arrested for rape, murder in Tangmarg

More arrests expected:- Police

Srinagar, Sep 20: A religious clerk has been arrested in rape and murder charges in Tangmarg area of Baramulla and public has hailed the police action.

A police official told Kashmir News Apex- (KNA) that they had received a call and they were informed that a baby has been buried in a local graveyard and a FIR no 115 of 2022 was registered at Police Station Kunzar after proper investigation police has arrested a person who had affairs with a minor girl and she had given birth to a baby.

He said that arrested person was leading prayers in the area for a decade now and he had taken help of two boys in burying the baby by telling them they are burying holy Quran.

However, the two boys suspected something fishy and accordingly informed police and after through investigation, they managed to crack the case and said Molvi has accepted the crime.

He added that doctors said that stitches given to minor girl were given by non practitioner and more arrests in this case are expected. (KNA)