Reyaz Rashid

Soldier arrested for allegedly molesting woman in Uri

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Baramulla: An Army trooper was arrested for allegedly molesting a woman at Paranpeelan area of Uri in north-Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday.

A senior police officer said that an Army soldier of 173 TA of Engineering section identified as Hawaldar Parvaiz Hussain, presently attached with 18 MLI Bandi in Uri, was arrested after a local woman alleged that he had molested her.

“A case (FIR no. 168/20) under sections 457, 376, 511 of IPC has been registered against the accused soldier and further investigations are on,” police said.

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