Jammu Kashmir Police on Wednesday arrested a man accused of sexual molestation of a minor boy in Baramulla district and Jammu and Kashmir.
“On 13/06/2023, Police Station Kreeri recieved a written complaint from one person (name withheld) wherein he stated that on 12/06/2023 his minor son (name withheld) aged about 6 years old was sexually molested by someone and had threatened the victim for not disclosing the incident to anyone due to which the family did not report to Police Station.” Police said in a statement.
To this effect case FIR under sections of IPC & POSCO Act was registered in Police Station Kreeri and investigation started.
During investigation, the accused was identified as Hashim Tariq Zargar, a resident of Sultanpora Kandi A/P Kreeri.
Acting swiftly, Police team arrested the accused involved in the crime and he was taken into custody immediately. Further investigation is in process, Police said.