Kashmir: In yet another shocking yet appalling incident, a three-year-old was allegedly raped by a local in Kashmir’s Trehgam Sumbal region.
According to reports, the accused is a 27-year-old local identified as Tahir Ahmed Mir, TN reports.
The incident came to light after the victim registered complaint against the accused.
A Special Investigation Team has been formed to probe the incident police while the accused has been arrested.
Tensions escalated in the region after the incident came to light with locals staged protests and blocked the Srinagar-Baramulla Highway and police forced to open smoke shells to contain the situation.
Furious protesters marched with playcards, shouted “Girls are not toys” and “We want justice”. A fast-track investigation has also been demanded by the protestors.
The J&K police have registered the FIR against the accused under Section 363, Section 342 and Section 376 of the RPC.