Rape of 3-year-old triggers fresh protests in Sumbal 

Sajid Raina

Sumbal, May 11 : The students of Government Degree College Sumbal Saturday held protest outside the campus against the alleged rape of a 3-year-old girl in Sumbal. According to KNO Correspondent, the students were protesting against the alleged rape of a 3-year-old girl, during which they blocked the road, thus halting the traffic movement for hours.

The protesters were demanding exemplary punishment on fast-track basis to the accused who allegedly raped the minor in Sumbal area of Bandipora district.

A senior police officer told KNO that they have already arrested the accused, and have started the investigation into the matter. The accused was the victim’s neighbour and had sexually exploited her. We are waiting for the medical reports and cannot comment further,” he said.

“An FIR, number 81/2019, under sections 363/342/376 RPC has been registered in this connection at Sumbal Police Station,” said a police officer. Pertinently Last month, a girl from Aragam Bandipora committed suicide due to the repeated sexual exploitation by her father. (KNO)


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