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Man arrested for allegedly raping his daughter in J&K's Rajouri

Police has taken cognizance of the matter
02:25 PM Jan 17, 2024 IST | Sumit Bhargav
man arrested for allegedly raping his daughter in j k s rajouri
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Srinagar, Jan 17: Police on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly raping his daughter in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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The accused has been identified as Mohammad Bashir Chowdhary son of Syed Mohammad resident of Panglar village of Khawas Rajouri.

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Officials told Greater Kashmir that action was taken on the basis of a complaint received by Police Post Teryath in which it came to fore that a girl aged 17 years has been sexually abused by her own father.

Police has taken cognizance of the matter and a case vide FIR No. 08/2024 U/Ss 376, 506 IPC, 4/6 POCSO Act have been registered at PS Dharamsal.

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The accused has been arrested by police and further proceedings warranted under law have been initiated.

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The incident has triggered anger among people in the region who are demanding strict action against the accused.

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