Bandipora: Police on Wednesday said that they have arrested three youth in connection with rape and abduction of three minor girls.
Yasir Khursheed Ganai and Ehsan Akbar Mir, both residents of Kaloosa, were arrested after police station Bandipora received complaints from the families of two minor girls, aged 15 and 16.
“The accused after abduction took the minor girls to Pahalgam and raped them for two days in a solitary place. Both the girls were recovered and the accused were arrested with the help of Anantnag police today,” a police official said.
A case FIR No. 68/2017 under section 363/376 RPC was registered against the accused.
In another such incident, a person was arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl in Arin village of Bandipora on the intervening night of 9 and 10 May.
“Shamroz Ahmad Malik resident of Sumlar village was arrested after finding him involved in raping the minor on the intervening night of 9 and 10 May,” police said.
Aa case vide FIR No. 66/2017 under section 376 RPC was registered against the accused in police station Bandipora.