Minor girl raped in Ganderbal, accused arrested

Minor girl raped in Ganderbal, accused arrested

Ganderbal: Another rape was reported on Tuesday in Ganderbal where a youth was arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl.
Reports said the incident came to light on Tuesday after Ganderbal police arrested a youth, identified as Asif Ahmad Wani, resident of New Colony Harran in Ganderbal.
Reports said the girl narrated her ordeal to her parents after which they lodged a complaint on Sunday against the accused at Ganderbal police station.
Based on the complaint, Ganderbal police arrested the accused and registered a case under FIR number 98/2019 under RPC 376, 451 and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act
Police in a statement said that the accused has been arrested and a special team constituted to fast-track the investigation.
“As part of investigation, victim has been medically examined. A special team has been constituted to fast-track the investigation of the case in a professional manner,” the police statement said.