Youth arrested for raping minor relative in Srinagar

SRINAGAR (KIMS) — A youth has been arrested for raping minor girl in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Wednesday.

Police said, the accused namely Zaid Feroz, a 22-year-old youth from Old Barzulla area of Srinagar was arrested for raping a 12-year-old girl (name withheld).

The accused is close relative of victim girl child, police said.

In this regard, FIR no 56/2023 under sections 5, 6 of POCSO Act has been registered in Sadar Police Station and investigation has been started. — (KIMS)