A minor girl was allegedly raped by a youth, who lured the victim on the pretext of helping her in getting Domicile certificate under the jurisdiction of Pouni Police Station.
Acting swiftly on complaint of mother of the victim, Police arrested the accused, who has been identified as Deep Singh, son of Veer Singh, resident of Dub Jagir Pouni.
FIR number 46/2021, under section 376 IPC, 4 POCSO Act has been lodged in Police Station Pouni and further investigation of the case is going on.
As per complaint of the victim’s mother, her minor daughter was molested and raped by the accused who lured her on the pretext of helping for preparation of Domicile certificate. With the criminal intention, the accused took the victim her to village Sudhini by Kothian Road on his motorcycle and on reaching at secluded place, he molested and raped the helpless girl in an isolated place.
On receiving the complaint, team of Police Station Pouni swung into action and arrested the accused within hours.
Besides, medical examination of the victim was conducted by constituting a board of doctors in District Hospital Reasi. Sensing gravity of the offence, SSP Reasi Shailender Singh visited Police Station Pouni and directed the investigating officer to investigate the case on merits and present final report before the court at the earliest.