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Woman critically injured in Bemina road accident

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A woman was critically injured in a road accident in Bemina area of Srinagar on Tuesday afternoon.

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Reports reaching Asian News Hub (ANH) said that a 55-year-old lady identified as Raja Begum, resident of Langate Kupwara, was injured in a road accident near SDA office in Bemina this afternoon.

They said that the lady was rushed to JVC hospital for treatment, where her condition is said to be critical.

Police have taken cognizance of the incident and siezed two vehicles involved in the accident.

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Man injured in road accident in Srinagar succumbs

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A man who was injured in a road accident in Balhama area of Srinagar outskirts succumbed at SMHS hospital on Wednesday morning.

Reports said that a man identified as Mohammad Akbar Dar resident of Gratabal Balhama was critically injured after hit by a car in Balhama on Sunday.

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They said he was shifted to SMHS hospital for treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries this morning.

Police have registered a case in this regard and investigations are underway.

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45-yr-old man stabbed to death in Batamaloo Sgr

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A 45-year-old man was stabbed to death by unknown persons in Batamaloo area of Central Kashmir Srinagar district on Tuesday.

Also Read: Court convicts man from Kokernag for rape of minor girl in Soura Sgr

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Reports said that unknown person stabbed one person namely Aijaz Ah Bhat son of Ghulam Rasool Bhat resident of Mominabad Batamaloo near Dar Iron Traders at Bypass Batamaloo.

They said that injured person was shifted to JVC hospital Bemina where doctors declared him brought dead.

Meanwhile, police have taken cognizance and started investigation.

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Court convicts man from Kokernag for rape of minor girl in Soura Sgr

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A court in Srinagar has convicted a man for raping a 14-year-old girl in Soura area of Srinagar in 2012 and termed it as the “crime against society”.

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According to the prosecution, police received a complaint from the father of the victim that he took his daughter for check up after she complained of abdominal pain and upon tests by the doctors, she was declared to be having child in her womb.

The complainant said that upon enquiry by him and his wife, the minor disclosed that the person who resides in their neighborhood as tenant, namely Irshad Ahmad Malik of Kokernag, raped her several times.

Subsequently, a case (FIR No 33/2012) under Section 376 RPC was registered in police Station Soura and the investigation culminated into the filing of the chargesheet under Section 376 RPC on 23 June 2012. Subsequently the trial ensued and culminated in conviction of the accused, Irshad Ahmad of Malik of Ahlan Gadwak Kokernag, at present Anchar Soura.

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“It is established that accused at the time of committing heinous crime of rape with a minor girl who was studying in 4th class, was major married person living with his wife at rented room in neighbourhood of victim who used to go there for playing with younger brother of the accused who was also putting up with them there,” presiding officer of 2nd Additional Session Judge Srinagar, Renu Dogra Gupta said after hearing the counsel for accused and additional Public Prosecutor Farooq Ahmad Malik. “The accused had gagged her mouth and committed heinous and barbaric crime of rape with her there and also threaten not to disclose the same to anyone,” the court said and convicted him for the offence under 376 RPC (rape).

The accused being major and married person, the court said, was fully aware of the consequences of his “barbaric act”.

The Crime of this nature against the child girl, the court said, is definitely a crime against the society.
“This court is of considered opinion that prosecution has successfully proved the guilt of the accused beyond any reasonable doubt. Therefore the accused is liable to be convicted for the offence punishable under Sections 376 of RPC,” the court said and convicted him, as per the verdict, a copy of which lies with GNS. Subsequently the court ordered him to be taken to judicial custody in Central Jail Srinagar and ordered listing of the case for quantum of punishment on Wednesday.

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