2 arrested for raping 14-year-old in Kathua: Police

2 arrested for raping 14-year-old in Kathua: Police

He said a case has been registered against Iqbal and Din under relevant sections of the law, including the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly raping a14-year-old girl at her house in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, policesaid Wednesday.

Mohammad Iqbal and Babu Din, both from Sadrota-Lohai Malharvillage, were arrested on Tuesday after the girl's father lodged a complaintalleging that the duo had raped his daughter last week while she was alone athome, a police official said.

He said a case has been registered against Iqbal and Dinunder relevant sections of the law, including the provisions of the Protectionof Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

The medical examination report of the girl is awaited andher statement has been recorded before a magistrate, the official said, addingthat further investigation is underway.

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