Self-styled 'peer' held for raping minor in J&K



A self-styled 'peer' (preacher) has been arrested for raping a minor girl multiple times in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district, the police said on Saturday.

The incident came ito light when the 13-year-old girl's family noticed that she was pregnant. 

The family members immediately filed a complaint against the accused, a police statement said here. 

The accused Peer Qasim (50) was frequently changing his locations to evade arrest. He was finally arrested on Friday from Banihal area, the police added.