In Bandipora’s Sumbal, girl allegedly gang-raped; woman among four held

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In yet another shocking incident, a woman was allegedly gang-raped in Nowgam area of Sumbal in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

As per reports, the incident occurred months ago in the Nowgam area where a woman (name withheld) was first raped by a person who recorded the act on his mobile phone and later black mailed her to get involved with three more people who also raped her.


Police has registered an FIR no. 106/2019 U/S 376D, 342,506 RPC at Police Station Sumbal and arrested four persons including a woman in the case.

According to the police, the investigation is underway in the case, and that preliminary investigation has revealed the woman has assisted other accused in “committing rape.”

The accused who have been arrested are: Ateeka Begum wife of Ali Muhammad of Nowgam Sumbal, Firdous Ahmed son of Ghulam Muhammad, Shabir Rather and Asghar Hussain sons of Ali Muhammad.