Srinagar: J&K police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested an accused for raping a 17-year-old girl within 48 hours after the crime was committed in Budgam district.
Police in Soibugh received a written complaint from one (name withheld) on August 13 stating therein that his sister (name withheld) age about 17 years went missing on August 12 at about 16 hours from home.
The girl was traced out same day but the she disclosed that she was kidnapped & raped by one Liyakat Ali Dar, a resident of Wahabpora Budgam.
The accused was absconding but after strenuous efforts of the police he was arrested today from Wadwan area of the district.
A case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Budgam and investigation was taken up, Police added. (UNI)