Three Drug Peddlers Arrested For Attempting To Molest School Girl

SRINAGAR: Police said they have arrested two juveniles and an adult for attempting to molest a school going girl in Shivpora. It termed the molesters as drug peddlers.

A file pic of Jhelum river (KL Image by Bilal Bahadur)

Giving details a police spokesman said on May 18, a group of drug peddlers allegedly tried to molest a schoolgirl a student of Kendrya Vidyalya , Shivpora, near Shivpora Bund, while she was on her way home from school. She raised an alarm which caused the accused to flee from the spot.

On receiving this complaint, a case vide FIR no. 46/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station RM Bagh and an investigation was set into motion.

“After strenuous efforts by Police station Ram Munshi Bagh under the supervision of DySP Sleet Shah-JKPS, three (03) suspects were arrested who were later identified by the victim as well. 02 Juvenile accused are from Batwara Srinagar and other adult accused has been identified as Farhan Shafi Khan @KD (20 years) son of Mohammad Shafi Khan resident of Gandbal, Rajbagh,” the spokesman said. “The adult will be produced before the court for further police remand, while juveniles have been taken to Observation home, Harwan.”

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