‘It's Assault On Victim, Attack On Respect Of Family’


Kupwara, Jan 1: The Munsif Judge Kupwara Tuesday rejected the bail application of rape accused, Farooq Ahmad Lone son of Abdullah Lone of Rationpora, terming his offense as “not only an assault on the victim but also an attack on the respect and honor of the victim’s family.” Sources told Greater Kashmir that the Munsif Judge Imtiyaz Ahmad Lone after hearing the arguments of the prosecution and the defense rejected the application.
 The court held that accused has committed a heinous crime on an innocent girl. It observed that if the accused is granted bail, he would go out and threaten the prosecution and the witness.
 While rejecting the bail application, Lone held that offense of rape not only has adverse effect on the victim but it adversely affects the family and its honor in society.
 Pertinently on December 6 last year, a 20-year-old girl (name withheld) went to police station Kralpora and submitted a complaint alleging that she is being repeatedly raped by the accused on the pretext of marrying her for a long time and the accused is now declining to marry her. The medical check of the victim was conducted where it came to fore that the girl was raped and was pregnant.
 Police filed a case under FIR NO-106,U/S 376 RPC in police station Kralpora and arrested the accused.

Lastupdate on : Tue, 1 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 1 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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