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Mehbooba demands probe in alleged attempt of abduction

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By: Tariq Shah VOV


Former Chief Minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday demanded an impartial probe into the alleged attempt of abduction and molestation of a minor girl by Army personnel in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, claiming the family was being pressurized to withdraw the FIR, reports Indian express.

Express in its report said that locals of the village have alleged that 3 army men tried to abduct & molest a 9 year old girl. Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday tweeted about the incident, “Locals in Bandipora have alleged that 3 army men tried to abduct & molest a 9 year old girl. Her family is now being pressurized to withdraw the FIR. It’s a complete travesty of justice & an impartial probe must be set up immediately so that they are given the harshest punishment (sic)”.

According to the Indian Express published Police said the incident took place on February 10 in Ajas area of the north Kashmir district and three people have been arrested and an FIR has been registered against them.

Indian express in its report quoted SSP Bandipora Rahul Malik as saying, “People alleged three persons were trying to kidnap a girl, so the police swung into action and the three were caught on the spot”.

The report further said that SSP did not identify those arrested or disclose if they were security forces’ personnel. He has told Indian express that FIR has been registered in the case.

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