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J&K Govt orders probe into alleged airlifting of rape accused

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 22:05

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday ordered a probe into the circumstances that led to the airlifting of a rape accused in a government chopper.

On the instruction of state Health Minister Shabir Ahmed Khan, Director Health Services, Jammu has constituted a committee to enquire into the matter of alleged airlifting of the rape accused, an official spokesman said.

The accused was allegedly airlifted along with the injured persons of Rajouri road accident.

The committee comprising state TB Officer, Jammu, Dr VP Sharma and state Veneriologist, Dr Anoup Manahas will enquire into the incident and submit the report to the concerned within 72 hours, he said.

Parvez Ahmed fled in a helicopter used by the chief minister and other VVIPs after he conned the police in Rajouri by mingling with accident victims being airlifted to Jammu.

Ahmed also managed to get the initial ex-gratia amount of Rs 5,000 given to accident victims before he boarded the aircraft in Rajouri for Jammu.

However, he was later arrested.

On March 8, a woman had lodged a complaint at the Manjakote police station that Parvez had attempted to rape her following which a case was registered against him.


First Published: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 22:05

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