Samba police solves sexual assault case within 10 days

SSP, Samba Rajesh Sharma talking to reporters on Friday.
SSP, Samba Rajesh Sharma talking to reporters on Friday.

Excelsior Correspondent
SAMBA, Jan 22: Samba police has solved a sexual assault case within 10 days and arrested the three accused persons.
This was disclosed by SSP Samba Rajesh Sharma at a press conference here, today. He said on January 12 this year, written information was submitted at Police Station (PS), Vijaypur by 65 years old lady regarding sexual assault on her by some unknown persons.
Sharma said that during the wee hours of 12.01.2021, when she was on morning walk on Rahya-Suchani road, some unknown persons take hold of her and forcibly put her into a unknown vehicle. Thereafter she was taken to some isolated plot near railway crossing, Suchani, Vijaypur wherein she was sexually assaulted by the unknown persons one by one. After sexually assaulting her, she was left at the spot. The accused persons also inflicted injuries to her, he added.
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SSP said, on the basis of this information, FIR No. 08 U/S 376(D), 323 IPC was registered at PS Vijaypur and special investigation team headed by SDPO Vijaypur, consisting of SHO Vijaypur, IC PP, SIDCO & other officers were constituted to carry out prompt investigation in the case. Since the case was blind in nature with no identity of accused persons, so lot of emphasis was laid in the investigation of case, he added.
Sharma said the CCTV footages were analyzed in and adjacent areas wherein the suspected accused person have reportedly moved in the vehicle. Human sources were also activated. During the process, due to lead provided by own sources, the names of two persons Mohammad. Anwar (Lai) and Mohammed Shoket (Shoktu) came to surface. Both the persons were picked up after due diligence and technical follow up. The interrogation of duo led to unearthing of whole incident where they stated that the vehicle involved in the commission of offence was a black coloured Bolero which was subsequently recovered upon their disclosure, he added.
SSP said FSL team was put into service to collect vital evidence from scene of crime. The interrogation of duo and evidence collected suggested involvement of four to five persons in the commission of crime. The third accused Mohammad Din (Deenu) has also been arrested from Ramban area today after hectic searches and follow up. Two other accused persons are at large and efforts are on to nab them. The special investigation team has solved a total blind case within time bound and professional manner, he added.