Man arrested for raping 15-year-old girl in Srinagar

SRINAGAR (KIMS) — A man has been arrested for raping a minor girl in Srinagar.

Police said, a 46-year-old man identified as Mohd Iqbal Sheikh, son of Ghulam Qadir Sheikh, a resident of Kanthpora, Sogam Kupwara presently staying in Pamposh Colony, Srinagar was arrested for raping a 15-year-old girl in Srinagar.

In this regard, a FIR no 92/2023 U/S 352, 376, 506 IPC & 3/4 POCSO Act has been registered in Police Station Safakadal, police said.

On Wednesday, police arrested a 22-year-old youth for raping a minor girl in Srinagar.

The Kashmir valley particularly Srinagar city has seen rise in criminal cases against woman in recent past. — (KIMS)