RAJOURI, Jan 23: The police has arrested a shopkeeper for alleged molestation of a young pregnant woman, resulting into the death of her baby after two days.
A police spokesman said that shopkeeper Rakesh Kumar alias Angrezu, son of Choorh Singh, resident of Mogla near Taryath in Kalakote made physical advances on a young woman of his area when she had gone to his shop on January 21. The woman sustained some injuries while resisting the advances. She was in advance stage of pregnancy.
After coming to home she complained of pain in stomach during night and also shared the incident with husband. The woman was rushed to Sunderbani hospital and then to Shalamar Hospital Jammu. She delivered premature, dead baby there. The family lodged an FIR against the shopkeeper and the police arrested the accused.