J&K Constable held on trespassing charges in Baramulla

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A cop has been arrested in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on allegations of house trespass and intentions to insult the modesty of a woman, police said on Saturday.

During evening hours at about 2200 hours (yesterday)Zameer Ahmad Dar, a resident of Ushkara Baramulla (in north Kashmir) was found in suspicious circumstances in a house in Qazi Hamam Baramulla, a police official said.

He said Dar is working as a selection grade Constable in the Armed wing of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.

“The said person was handed over to police by locals of the area,” the official said.

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He said a case under sections 457 (lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night), 452 (house-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of RPC was registered against Dar and he has been arrested.

“Departmental action under rules has also been initiated against him,” the official said.

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