Man who sought justice in Kathua Case, arrested on rape charges

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Srinagar: Talib Hussain, a prominent Gujjar activist has been arrested for rape charges in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district, media reports quoting the police said. Talib hit headlines after being at the forefront of a campaign to seek justice for an eight-year-old girl who was abducted, raped and murdered in Kathua district in January this year.

As per reports Talib Hussain was arrested following a complaint lodged by a woman on Tuesday. The woman is his relative, reports quoting police officials said. The woman alleged in her complaint that she was raped by Talib a month-and-a half ago in Chadwa forest.

Talib is a well known social activist of his area.