Two held for raping teen girl


Srinagar—Police on Tuesday arrested two persons accused of raping a 13 year old deaf and dumb girl seven days back in Bandipora.
A team led by inspector Sayed Ghazenfer arrested Arif Ahmed Baba and Aadil Ahmed Reshi from Lankrishipora village of the north Kashmir district, police said adding the duo was evading arrest since the incident.
Police had earlier received an application from the father of the victim.
According to police sources victim was raped when she was in a willow nursery to collected firewood on October 4. Police have lodged FIR 140/2016 against the accused.—RK