Wanted in a molestation case,  absconder nabbed in Handwara after 9 years: Police

Handwara: An absconder allegedly wanted in a molestation case dating 2008 in northern Handwara town of Kupwara district was finally arrested on Thursday from his home, police said

He was identified as  Mushtaq Ahmad Badana ( 28), son of Taj-u-din Badana of remote Hatchmarg village was nabbed from his home this afternoon following specific information about his presence there.

“Despite efforts, he averted arrest in a molestation case registered in police station Villgam in 2008. He was finally nabbed today,” Javid Ahmad Sheikh, SHO Villgam told Kashmir Wire.

A case under FIR (No 58/2008) under section 354 RPC stands resgietred against the accused.

After the accused spotted police team at his home, he hid himself in a wooden box but was eventually apprehended, a police offcial said.

“Following his arrest,  police produced challan in the molestation case against the accused  in a local court at Handwara,” he added (Kashmir Wire)

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