Rape accused arrested within 48 hours in Budgam

Srinagar, Aug 16: Police on Tuesday said they have arrested a man for raping 17 years old girl, within 48 hours in central Kashmir’s district Budgam, officials said.

Police spokesperson said that on 13th August about 23: 00 hrs, Police Post Soibugh received a written complaint from Riyaz Ahmed Khan son of Raju Khan resident Lakheempora Keeri Bihar presently working at Brick Kiln 71-P wahabpora stating therein that his sister (name with held) age about 17 years went missing on 12-08-2022 at about 04:00 AM from home & later searched for her and was traced out about 16:00 hrs on same date.

“Meanwhile the complainants sister disclosed that she was kidnapped & raped by one person namely Liyakat Ali Dar son of Mohammad Jaffar Dar resident of Wahabpora Budgam, reads the assertion.

In this regard, “a case FIR Number 275/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Budgam & investigation taken up. The accused was absconding but after strernous efforts of police post Saibug, the accused was today arrested from Wadwan area of Budgam,” it reads.

Moreover, “community members are requested to cooperate with police in curbing social crimes in their neighbourhood.”