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.