Cop among four involved in raping minor girl arrested

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SRINAGAR: Police on Wednesday arrested four persons including a police Constable accused of raping a minor girl in Kulgam district.
As per the details, Police Station Qazigund received a written complaint from an individual alleging therein that her daughter (name withheld) was raped by three persons at Bonigam Qazigund with the help of a woman of Damjen area. The said offence as per the complainant surfaced during the course of a medical examination where she was found pregnant.
On receipt of the complaint, FIR 61/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Qazigund and investigation was initiated.
During the course of investigation, all the accused persons involved in the offence were arrested.
They have been identified as Zahoor Ahmad Mir, son of Mohd Ahsan Mir, resident of Beebrada Parigam; Aejaz Ahmad Shah, son of Mohd Yousf Shah, resident of Cheyan Devsar; a selection grade constable Kifayat Ahmad Malik, son of Ghulam Hassan Malik, resident of Yaripora and Shabrooza, wife of Mushtaq Ahmad Itoo, resident of Damjen.
According to police, the accused police cop was neither on duty when the offence was committed nor it had been committed inside police premises. Pertinently, in addition to criminal proceedings, departmental proceedings have also been initiated against him.