Molvi arrested for assaulting minor boy in Baramulla



Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested a molvi for allegedly assaulting a minor student at a seminary in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, an official statement said on Thursday.

Screen Shot of a viral video

“Taking cognisance of a video clip circulated on social media wherein an 8-year boy is being seen hung upside down and physically assaulted by Molvi of a local Dasrgah, Police Station Baramulla has registered a Case FIR NO 86/2018 Under Sections of 342,323 RPC and24 Juvenile justice Act 2013,” police said on Thursday.

The accused was identified as Molvi Mushtaq Ahmed Dar S/O Ghulam Ahmad Dar, R/O Batpora Tangmarg at present Iqbal Colony Baramulla, who was subsequently arrested.

Further investigation into the matter is going on.


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