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Man arrested for ‘sexual assault’ on minor girl in Kulgam

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Srinagar: Police on Thursday arrested a person allegedly involved in wrongful confinement and sexual assault on a minor girl in southern Kulgam district.

After receiving a written complaint about a minor girl being sexually assaulted, a case (FIR no. 03/2021) under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Devsar, said a police spokesman.

During an investigation, police acted swiftly and arrested the accused, who has been identified as Abdul Rehman Laway, son of Abdul Aziz Laway, a resident of Malwan, he said.

The accused, he added, has been shifted to Police Station Devsar and is in custody.

After fulfilling all medico-legal formalities, the victim was handed over to her legal heirs.

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