Absconding rape accused held in Rajouri after five years

A man booked for abduction and rape was arrested after a five-year-long hunt in Rajouri district here, police said on Friday.

Mohammad Ishtiaq, a resident of Lamberi village, was arrested by a special police team from Nowshera area of the district, an officer said.

Ishtiaq was evading his arrest since 2014, they said.