4 arrested on rape charges in Kulgam

Anantnag: Four persons, including a retired soldier and a policeman, were arrested for alleged sexual assault on a minor teenage girl in south Kashmir district of Kulgam, official sources said.

They said a 16-year-old, who is now pregnant, was sexually assaulted by the accused persons.

However, a case was registered recently and all the accused have been arrested, they said adding further investigation has been taken up.

A case FIR Number 61/2021 U/S 342, 109, 376D of IPC under the POCSO Act in police station Qazigund has been registered.

On Monday two local residents, including a driver were arrested for allegedly trying to rape a girl inside a truck in the same area.

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