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Woman alleges rape, forced marriage in Reasi, accused held

Jammu: A woman has accused a shopkeeper of rape, abduction and forcible marriage besides circulating her objectionable pictures on social media in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, police said Sunday. The accused and two of his friends were arrested from different locations here after the victim lodged a complaint on Saturday, a police official said, […]

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Teenage girl raped in Jammu, accused held

Jammu: A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth here and the accused has been arrested, police said Saturday. A family lodged a written complaint at police station Janipur Friday, alleging Karan Singh, a resident of Shivalik Puram, allegedly abducted their minor daughter and raped her in captivity, a police official said. He said […]

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Protests erupt in Baramulla, Sopore town against Bandipora minor’s rape

Srinagar: Protests erupted at various places in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday against the rape of a minor girl in Sumbal area of Bandipora district last week. Demanding stern punisent against the accused, scores of protesters assembled at Hygam in Baramulla and blocked the Srinagar-Baramulla national highway for several hours. The protesters while demanding […]

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Outrage in Kashmir after minor raped by neighbour

Srinagar: There has been a widespread outrage in Kashmir over the rape of three-year-old girl by her neighbour. While various political, social and religious organisations of the Valley have demanded a fast-track investigation into the case and exemplary punishment for the culprit, former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti sought application of Islamic Sharia law, which calls […]