Jammu: Neighbour rapes woman; runs away


Jammu, March 31: A  woman in Jammu has alleged that she was raped by her neighbour a few days back, police said today. The culpritt is a history sheeter as per records of Bari Brahmna Police Station.

In her complaint lodged yesterday, she alleged that the man barged into her house in Sarore and finding her alone, Haji Bashir, S/o Hashim Din, R/o Sarore forcefully entered her house and assaulted her sexually, after which he ran away.

After her parents returned home, she narrated the incident to her family and thereafter the family rushed to police-station to lodge the complaint.

However, due to delay in registeration of FIR, the victim approached the high court itself to demand justice.


Meanwhile, police is in search of the culprit and are conducting raids at nearby houses.

A medical examination of the woman was conducted following the complaint, and the report is awaited, they added.