Rape accused arrested after five-year hunt

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REASI: A rape accused was arrested from Srinagar district on Wednesday after a five-year hunt, police said.
As per details, charge-sheet was produced against accused Sartaj Aziz, son of Abdul Gani Maskeen, resident of Bagga Mahore, in a kidnapping and rape case registered vide FIR number 30/2012 on April 10, 2012 under Sections 363, 376 of RPC, Police Station Mahore. Subsequently trial started in the court of law. To escape conviction, accused jumped the bail & evaded trial.
On June 2, 2016 court issued non-bailable warrants under Section 512 CrPC to arrest accused namely Sartaj Aziz for producing him before the court of Principal District and Sessions Judge Reasi. Accused evaded Court proceedings by going underground and couldn’t be apprehended for last five years.
Reasi Police developed a specific input by meticulously planning & chased till his arrest from Batmaloo Area district Srinagar. It was arrest of tenth absconder by Reasi Police during last one month against whom warrant under section 512 CrPC was pending.