Sumbal rape: Jammu and Kashmir police files charge sheet against accused

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday filed a charge sheet in alleged rape of  Sumbal minor girl  before special court of principal district and sessions Bandipora.

The accused has been booked under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) section 3 and 5 and 376 a, b and 342 RPC.

The alleged rape of the three year old triggered widespread protests broke across Kashmir. The protesters clashed with the government forces in many parts of the valley

A  youth was killed in police action in Pattan area of north Kashmir.

On Wednesday the Jammu and Kashmir State Legal Services Authority released Rs 1 lakh as an interim relief to the minor rape victim in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. The amount was released under J&K Victim Compensation Scheme, 2013.

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