Kulgam, July 31: Police in Kulgam have arrested an accused involved in kidnapping and sexually assaulting a minor girl.
Police said in a statement that Police Station Kulgam received a written complaint from an individual alleging therein that her daughter was kidnapped and assaulted sexually by two persons Shahrukh Safdar Khan and Ishfaq Khan, both residents of Chattabal Kulgam.
It said that a case vide FIR number 183/2021 under the relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Kulgam and investigation initiated.
The statement said that during the course of investigation, a Police team headed by SHO Police Station Kulgam was constituted to arrest the accused persons involved in the commission of crime.
It said that the Police team after strenuous efforts and utilizing all available means arrested one accused Shahrukh Safdar Khan within one hour after a complaint was received by Police while efforts are on to nab the other accused as well.
The statement said that as a part of investigation, necessary medico-legal formalities were carried out and the girl was handed over to her legal heirs.