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REASI: Police on Saturday arrested a rape accused along with his two accomplices within eight hours of registering the case.
As per the details, one girl (Name withheld) resident of Reasi lodged a written complaint in Police Station Reasi stating that she used to visit one shop of readymades for shopping which was being run by one person namely Akshit Sharma alias Akshay Magotra alias Nanu, son of Davinder Magotra, resident of Ward No 3 Nai Basti Reasi. “Last year, one day when she visited the aforesaid shop for shopping the shop keeper offered her a glass of water which she drank and after that she became unconscious. When she gained consciousness, she found herself in naked condition in the basement of the shop”, she alleged adding that aforesaid person told her that he has clicked her nude photos and threatened her that he will make them viral on social media if she will not act as per his wishes.
She alleged that since that day he used to rape her in the basement of his shop many times. “Recently on April 6, 2019 he again called me in his shop and committed rape in the basement of his shop. He blackmailed me that if I will not marry him he will load my nude photographs on social media”, she alleged adding that on April 25, 2019 he along with his associates namely Ashok Kumar, Arvind Kumar and Amit Kumar with the criminal intention called her at Shalamar Jammu and kidnapped her in a Maruti Car and threatened her to kill her and her family if she doesn’t agree for court marriage. Later, the accused solemnised court marriage with the complainant. Thereafter the complainant came to know that the said shopkeeper has made her objectionable/nude photographs viral.
On this a case vide FIR no. 103/2019 under sections 366, 376, 509 and 109 RPC and 66E IT Act was registered at Police Station Reasi and investigation started.
SSP Reasi Nisha Nathyal constituted a special team led by Insp. Ashwani Sharma SHO Reasi and S.I Purshotam Sharma In-Charge Police Post Jyotipuram which immediately swung into action and with the help of technical expertise raided many suspected locations in Jammu and arrested the main accused Akshit Sharma from Jammu and other accused namely Arvind Thakur, son of Omkar Singh and Ashok Singh, son of Rash Pal from different locations where they were hiding to evade arrest. The said accused were arrested within eight hours of registration of the case.
The whole operation was conducted under the supervision of Wasim Hamdani DySP Hqrs Reasi, Shiv Kumar Chauhan Addl. SP Reasi and under the overall command of Nisha Nathyal SSP Reasi.
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