SRINAGAR: A man was arrested in Uri town of Baramulla for allegedly raping a minor girl inside a forest area, police said.
In a statement, police said: “On 28,07,2021, Police Station Uri received a written complaint from one person stating therein that his minor daughter (name withheld) aged about 13 years was raped by one person namely Imtiyaz Ahmad Khan @ Muna Khan, son of Mohammad Saleem, a resident of Paranpeelan Uri in forest area after giving life threat to her.
On receiving this complaint, a case under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Uri and investigation was set into motion, the statement said.
During the course of the investigation, The Police team after utilizing all available means and due to strenuous efforts arrested the accused person within hours of the complaint received by police. He has been shifted to the police station where he remains in custody.
As a part of the investigation, necessary medico-legal formalities have been carried out. Further investigation in the matter is going on, it said.