Sarpanch among two held on molestation charges
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Last Updated: Friday, September 09, 2011, 22:39
  
Srinagar: Two persons, including a newly elected Sarpanch, were arrested today for allegedly attempting to molest a girl in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Ghulam Mohammad Khan, Sarpanch of village Bimyar, and Khursheed Ahmad were arrested for attempting to molest a girl in Uri area in the district, police said.

The victims' father, in his complaint, alleged that his daughter was intercepted by Khan, Khurshid Ahmad Khan, Parveez Ahmed Khan, Sajid Ahmed Khan and Hassena Akhter while she was on her way to school.

She was beaten up by them and an attempt was made to molest her, police said, adding efforts were on to arrest the other culprits.

PTI


First Published: Friday, September 09, 2011, 22:39


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