Minor girl allegedly kidnapped, raped in Anantnag

ANANTNAG — A minor girl was allegedly kidnapped and later raped in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, an official said on Wednesday.

The official told local news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that while conducting routine track clearance, a team of railway police spotted a girl along with two boys in a railway hut.

While investigating the matter, the girl (name withheld) alleged that she was kidnapped by two boys when she was on her way to her home on Tuesday, the official said.

He added that the minor alleged that two youth namely Danish Ahmad Rather son of Basheer Ahmad Rather and Mukhtar Ahmad Rather son of Mohammad Shafi Rather, both residents of Hassanpora Tavela kidnapped her.

A case in this regard has been registered and further investigations have been taken up.

The girl was handed over to her family after a medico-legal examination while the accused duo are under custody in Police Station Wanpoh and further investigation is going on.

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