Rajouri man, who lured a Reasi woman into fake marriage, arrested for rape


Reasi: A police party from Reasi district arrested one Tariq Khan from Srinagar’s downtown Barbarshah mohalla in Kashmir Valley for allegedly raping a woman under the garb of “fake marriage” .

A written complaint was lodged in Police Station Reasi by one Rehana (name changed) of Reasi that One Tariq Khan S/O Mohd Hussain R/O Kalali Manjakote by a changed identity & fraudulently developed relationship with the family of complainant and repeatedly raped her in the garb of fake marriage by living in the house of victim. Later on one day suddenly he disappeared & decamped with 5 tola gold and  Rs 4 lakh cash from the innocent woman. He kept himself hiding and used to switch on his phone only for few minutes once or twice a day to deprive Rehana of establishing any contact with him.The woman on enquiry came to know about the fraud that has been committed against her body, mind & savings of hard work.

After sometime the exploited woman also came to know that she is into family way. The motherhood of the woman decided to give birth to child.

An FIR no. 152 U/S 420/376/379 has been lodged in Police Station Reasi and investigations set in. 

During preliminary investigations it came to fore that accused is habitual of developing relationships with innocent girls on the false promises of marriage & exploit them. He got married some 22 years ago in Rajouri where he is also having children. In another case he made relationship with a innocent woman in Srinagar, married her & repeated the same story.

Fraudulent relationship with the woman in Reasi remained for four months and repeatedly raped her. 

Police team swung into action after lodging FIR, medical examination of the victim has been conducted. Working upon clues from human intelligence, the presence of accused had been found & in Kashmir valley.

SSP Reasi, Shailender Singh constituted a special team headed by Sub Inspector rank officer and sent them  to Srinagar immediately. After liasioning with local police, making series of raids, arrested the accused criminal from Barbarshah, the downtown area of Srinagar city within two days after reporting of crime. 

Accused Tariq  Khan is a habitual offender and hardcore criminal of Manjakote area of Rajouri, he is also defaulter of bank loans in Rajouri. He is also accused in Case Fir no 8/2021 U/S 419,420,120,380,506 IPC of Police Station Bahu Fort jammu

Singh said that further investigation into the case is going on and case will be concluded on merits at the earliest. He appealed that parents and girls to be vigilant against such type of fraudsters who remain on the mission of spoiling the life of innocent girls on false promises of marriage.