Reasi, Sep 21: Police in Reasi district of Jammu arrested nine persons including two government teachers for creating law and order problem in order to defend a rape accused.
Police said that a victim had lodged a written complaint against a criminal Prem Singh and others with allegations of rape. Police Station Chasana accordingly registered an FIR 47/2020 and the statement of the victim was recorded before judicial magistrate.
The victim stated the involvement of Prem Singh in commission of the heinous crime, duly recorded & statement collected by the investigating officer of police station Chasana.
Police said the accused is a hard core criminal having experience of 25 years in the dirty games. The twenty-five years record of the criminal in different Police stations reveal that not only the history sheeter is accused in ten FIRs but also complainant in two fake FIRs lodged by him in the year 1996 & 2002.
Criminal Prem Singh was also found involved in creating wedge between two communities create communal hate.
Police said when it tried to get the criminal Prem Singh arrested, his associates who are all criminals attacked police party and even fired from the weapon obtained from Village Defense Committee.
Police in this connection arrested nine criminals wanted in the case. Two accused are government teachers. Police said all the accused are history sheeters involved in rape, theft, kidnapping, robbery and other crimes.
Senior Superintendent of Police Reasi Shailender Singh said that no one should violate the principle of law & justice nor shall be allowed to disturb peace and tranquility in the area. He further appealed to maintain peace and tranquility, brotherhood & keep social fabric of society intact.