Teen raped in south Kashmir’s Kulgam, assault video shared on social media

Accused arrested within six hours: Police
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Jammu and Kashmir Police today said that they have arrested a rape accused within six hours in south Kashmir's Kulgam district.

In a statement, a police spokesman said that the police had received a complaint that a 17-year-old girl (name withheld) was sexually assaulted and video-graphed by the assaulter.

As per the complaint, the accused had also shared the video on various social media networks.

After receiving the complaint, a case vide FIR No. 120/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered at police station Devsar.

The accused has been identified as Mohd Aamir Bhat, a resident of Gudder Kulgam and has been shifted to PS Devsar. 

As a part of the investigation, necessary medico-legal formalities are being carried out, said the statement.

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