The Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday said that three individuals involved in physically abusing minor girl inside Dal Lake Srinagar were arrested by the police.
The police spokesman said that Police Station Nigeen received a complaint that a minor girl has been physically abused inside Dal Lake in Hazratbal area. Consequently, Case FIR No. 65/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Nigeen and investigation was initiated.
During the course of the investigation, police arrested two persons identified as Tawheed Ahmad Mir, son of Showkat Ahmad Mir and Ehsan-ul-Haq, son of Showkat Ahmad Yatoo both residents of Sadrabal Srinagar. However, the third accused managed to escape taking advantage of deep waters, police said.
A special team under the supervision of SP Hazratbal arrested the third person after strenuous efforts. He has been identified as Bilal Ahmad Dar alias Kila, son of Ghulam Nabi Dar, a resident of Dargah Srinagar.
Police have resolved to act tough against those who indulge in such crimes. Community members are requested to share any information pertaining to crime in their neighbourhood especially crimes against women and children, police added.