Pahalgam: Girl accuses neighbour of raping her

Police Arrest Accused, Register Case


Islamabad (Anantnag), Jan 7: A 20-year-old girl from Pahalgam area of this south Kashmir district Monday accused her neighbor of raping her. Police have arrested the accused and registered a case.
 Police reports said the accused Mushtaq Ahmad Hajam son of Abdul Rashid from Frislan village of Pahalgam allegedly sneaked into the house of the girl (name withheld) in the intervening night of December 31-January 1 and physically and sexually assaulted her.
 “On January 2, the victim and her family members lodged a complaint with police and narrated the unfortunate incident,” said Station House Officer (SHO), Police Station Pahalgam, Tariq Ahmad.
 He said taking cognizance of the complaint, they swung into action and arrested the culprit on the same day.
 “The FIR (01/2013) under sections 376 (rape), 451 (house trespass to commit offence) and 452 (house trespass with preparation for assault) of the Ranbir Penal Code has been registered against the accused,” the SHO said.
 He said the accused was subsequently produced in a court and is now on police remand. “The statement has been recorded under 164-A of the Cr Pc and the Challan will soon be produced,” Ahmad added.
 The incident is the second of its kind in only a week’s time in South Kashmir. Earlier this month the family members of 13-year-old minor girl from Shopian district alleged that she was abducted, drugged and raped by a 32-year-old man at his house following which the man was arrested and a case lodged against him. In a similar incident, in November last year, a girl from Kanjimula village of Shopian district alleged her relative and his accomplices of abducting and gang raping her. The incident sparked off massive protests in the area following which all the accused were detained and a case was lodged against them. A court recently denied the bail to the accused.

Lastupdate on : Mon, 7 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 7 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Tue, 8 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST

  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • TwitThis
  • Mixx
  • Technorati
  • Facebook
  • NewsVine
  • Reddit
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • YahooMyWeb
  • Print News

Enter the Security code exactly as you see it in the image security code is CaSe SeNsItIvE(Cookies must be enabled)

  • Kashmir

PDD to outsource power distribution in JK

Move Aimed To ‘Arrest T&D Losses, Curb Power Theft’


Srinagar, Jan 7: After failing to bring down Transmission and Distribution (T&D) losses in the State, the Power Development Department has decided to outsource distribution of electricity across Jammu More

  • Srinagar City

Drainage system breaks down at Bonpora Batamaloo

Inhabitants suffer, authorities in slumber


Srinagar, Jan 7: Inhabitants of Bonpora Batamaloo here are facing immense inconvenience due to defunct drainage system and dilapidated roads.    The aggrieved inhabitants said the lanes More

  • Jammu

More deaths due to road mishaps than militancy in JK: DGP


Jammu, Jan 7: Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed more deaths in traffic accidents than due to militancy in the last one decade, state Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Prasad said Monday. “Traffic More

  • South Asia

Pak lodges protest with Indian HC



Islamabad, Jan 7: Pakistan today lodged a protest over what it described as an "unprovoked Indian attack" on one of its military posts along the Line of Control, a claim which the Indian Army has rejected More

  • World

China asks India-Pak to talk


Beijing, Jan 7: China on Monday said it hopes India and Pakistan will hold talks and solve their differences in a calm and proper manner following a firing incident in Kashmir. As a neighbour and More

  • Baramulla

Baramulla demands traffic signals, dividers


Baramulla, Jan 7: Residents of this north Kashmir town have urged the authorities to install traffic signals and road dividers to curb the frequent traffic jams in the area. "The need of the hour More

Designed Developed and Maintaned By Imobisoft Ltd /Algosol Software Solutions