Srinagar: Police has arrested a man from the outskirts of Srinagar for allegedly raping a mentally challenged girl.
A police statement that the victim’s family filed a complaint at Harwan police station about sexual assault and the subsequent medical examination confirmed rape.
“In the complaint, the girl’s brother alleged that he did not know exactly what had happened with her, but the things she said pointed out that she was sexually assaulted,” the police statement said.
Police later arrested the accused identified as Yasir, a land broker, in his early 40s.
“During the course of investigation the accused confessed that he lured the girl and he picked her up from Shalimar on Monday evening and took her to his apartment in the area where he sexually abused her and later dropped the girl near her residence,” police said.
The accused is on police remand.