Police forms SIT to probe Sumbal minor’s rape   


Police on Saturday said that it has constituted a Special Investigating Team (SIT) to probe alleged rape of minor girl in Sumbal area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

SSP Bandipora Rahul Malik said that that the SIT comprising SDPO Sumbal, SHO Sumbal and Sr PO has been constituted to investigate the entire case.

“The age confirmation of accused will be determined on the basis of scientific medical test to be conducted by a team of senior doctors,” SSP said.

The incident, involving the rape of a 3-year-old Bandipora girl by the accused identified as Tahir Ahmad Mir (in his 20s), has sent shivers down the spines of everyone.

The police have already arrested the accused and an FIR number 81/2019 under section 363/342/376 stand registered against him at Police Station Sumbal.


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