In two separate incidents in Kathua, two minor girls have allegedly been raped, one by her father. Both the incidents happened late Tuesday night in Ward 6 and Ward 8 of Kathua town. Kathua SHO, Sanjeev Singh Salathia told that in one of the incidents, a resident of Ward 8 allegedly raped his 13 year old daughter in his house.
The incident was narrated to her aunt, by the victim, who then lodged a complaint at the local Police station. Salathia added that according to the lodged report, the victim’s elder brother was also at home. The accused works with a truck union in Kathua. A case under Section 376 of the RPC has been registered and the police has already launched the hunt to nab the accused. It was also noted that the accused ad estranged relations with his wife, who has been living at her parental house now and had left her children with their father.