Jawan held on charges of rape

A jawan of Territorial Army has been detained for allegedly raping a girl in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Last Updated: Apr 13, 2011, 15:55 PM IST

Jammu: A jawan of Territorial Army has
been detained for allegedly raping a girl in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Acting on the complaint of the girl, resident of
Marmat village in Doda district, police has detained Ashish
Kumar, a jawan of 159 battalion of TA, here yesterday.

The victim has alleged that Kumar abducted her and
later raped her.

A case has also been registered against Kumar, they
said.

However, according to army officials, the family of
the girl has denied such allegations against the jawan.

They also said that police was not allowing them to
meet the detained jawan.

PTI