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Molvi arrested for hanging student upside down in Baramulla

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested a “Molvi” for hanging a minor student upside down at a seminary in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

“Taking notice 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,” a police statement said on Thursday.

The statement further said that 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,” the statement added.

Kashmir Images is an English language daily newspaper published from Srinagar (J&K), India. The newspaper is one of the largest circulated English dailies of Kashmir and its hard copies reach every nook and corner of Kashmir Valley besides Jammu and Ladakh region.

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