Govt Employee Poses As Tantrik, Rapes Woman: Arrested In JK


SRINAGAR: According to the police, a man who worked for the Jal Shakti Department was arrested on Monday for supposedly raping a woman in Samba district, Jammu and Kashmir.

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The accused, who resides in Ramgarh, pretended to be a “tantrik” capable of healing skin ailments.

The police official stated that the arrest was made after a rape case was filed against the employee as directed by the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Samba. A woman in her middle age claimed that she was sexually assaulted by the accused at his home after he posed as a ‘tantrik’ with extraordinary healing abilities to treat her skin ailment.

The victim was reportedly tricked by the accused during a visit to a temple.

Benam Tosh, the Senior Superintendent of Police in Samba, stated that the police’s top priority is to combat crimes against women in the district. (Agencies)


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