Father arrested for ‘raping’ daughter

Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday said that a man was arrested from Kunzer area of north Kashmir district for allegedly raping his young daughter.

A police spokesperson in a statement said that Police Station Kunzer received a written complaint from one person Imtiyaz Ahmad Bhat stating that his sister (name withheld) has been raped by his father Abdul Majid Bhat.

“Accordingly a case FIR NO 117/2018 under Section 376 RPC was registered and an investigation was initiated in the instant matter,” the spokesman said.

“During the course of investigation statements of the victim and other witnesses under relevant provisions of the law were recorded. Medical examination of the victim has prima facia confirmed rape,” the spokesman said.

“Subsequently the accused father Abdul Majid Bhat was arrested today by Police. Further investigation of the case is going on,” the police spokesperson said.

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