Molvi arrested for assaulting minor boy in Baramulla

Srinagar, May 31: Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested a molvi for allegedly assaulting a minor student at a seminary in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, an official statement said on Thursday.
“Taking cognisance of a video clip circulated on social media wherein an 8-year boy is being seen hung upside down and physically assaulted by Molvi of a local Dasrgah, Police Station Baramulla has registered a Case FIR NO 86/2018 Under Sections of 342,323 RPC and24 Juvenile justice Act 2013,” police said on Thursday.
The accused was identified as Molvi Mushtaq Ahmed Dar S/o Ghulam Ahmad Dar, R/o Batpora Tangmarg at present Iqbal Colony Baramulla, who was subsequently arrested.
Further investigation into the matter is going on.