Man arrested for allegedly raping minor in J&K

A 35-year-old man has been arrested from a village near the Line of Control (LoC) in the Rajouri district for allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl.

Ishfaq Lone, a resident of Narsoo village, was on the run after relatives of the victim lodged a police complaint in the Udhampur district on 17 November based on which a case was registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) and IPC sections, a police official said.

Acting on information, a police team raided a house in Beti Pattan village in Rajouri and nabbed him following a chase, the official added