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Jammu and Kashmir: Minor student 'physically assaulted, hung upside down' by Maulvi in Baramulla, accused arrested

The accused was identified as Mushtaq Ahmed Dar. Further investigation into the matter is underway.  

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New Delhi Published on: May 31, 2018 23:44 IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Minor student 'physically assaulted,

Jammu and Kashmir: Minor student 'physically assaulted, hung upside down' by Maulvi in Baramulla, accused arrested

Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested a Maulvi for allegedly assaulting a minor student at a seminary in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, an official said on Thursday.

“Taking cognisance of a video clip circulated on social media wherein an 8-year-old boy is being seen hung upside down and physically assaulted by Molvi of a local Dasrgah, Police Station Baramulla has registered a Case FIR NO 86/2018 under sections of  342, 323 RPC and 24 Juvenile justice Act 2013,” a statement read. 

The accused was identified as Mushtaq Ahmed Dar. Further investigation into the matter is underway.

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