Protests broke out in Ramsoo area of Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday against the alleged rape of a minor Gujjar girl.
Reports said the activists of Tribal groups and some politicians held separate protests today on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Ramsoo area to protest against the alleged rape.
Sources said that the police lodged an FIR under section 376 at police station Ramsoo and arrested the accused, Sanju Singh of Vernal village following a complaint by the parents of the girl (name withheld).
The girl who is three months into her pregnancy is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital in Jammu, said a source.
He said the matter came to light after the girl became sick few days ago. "She was shifted to a hospital where doctors told the parents about her pregnancy," said the source.