Srinagar: Police in Kulgam on Friday said that it has arrested an accused person involved in kidnapping and sexually assaulting a minor girl within one hour after complaint was received.
In a statement issued here on Friday police said that Police Station Kulgam received a written complaint from an individual alleging therein that her daughter was kidnapped and assaulted sexually by two persons namely Shahrukh Safdar Khan son of Safdar Ahmad Khan and Ishfaq Ahmad Khan son of Fayaz Ahmad Khan both the residents of Chattabal Kulgam.
Stating that a case vide FIR No. 183/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Kulgam and investigation was initiated, the police in it’s statement further said “during the course of investigation, a police team headed by SHO PS Kulgam under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Kulgam was constituted to arrest the accused persons involved in the commission of crime”.
The police statement further reads “Police team after strenuous efforts and utilizing all available means arrested one accused namely Shahrukh Safdar Khan within one hour after complaint received by Police”, adding that “ he was shifted to the police station where he remains in custody and efforts are on to effect the arrest of another accused involved in the commission of crime”.
In the concluded para of its above referred statement police said that as a part of investigation, necessary medico-legal formalities were carried out and the girl was handed over to her legal heirs and further investigation into the matter is in progress.