POONCH, Nov 7: Two youth were arrested by police on the charge of rape and trespassing from Harni area under Gursai police jurisdiction today.
Those arrested were identified as Umesh Chadda (17), son of Ram Parkash, resident of Gohlad and Sugam Bali (20), son of Subhash Chander, resident of Gohlad near Mendhar. The police said that these youth riding a bike reached Harni village and barged into the house a girl hailing from their area who had been married recently. The husband and members of inlaws family came to know about the matter and they over powered both the tress passers and thrashed them badly and then locked into a room. Next morning, the family members of these youth lodged report with Mendhar police that their sons were missing.
Mendhar police recovered their bike from Harni market area during the day today and then managed to trace the boys who had been locked by one Azim Ahmed and others. The police arrested both the youth on the complaint of family members of the woman. They had been beaten up severely and police shifted them for treatment to SDH Mendhar. Later one of them was referred to GMC Hospital Jammu for multiple fractures. The police has registered a case FIR No. 86/ 2017 against them. Further investigation was in progress.