Jammu: Rape accused escapes in VVIP helicopter
Jammu-An alleged rape accused, in a true Bollywood film style, fled in a state helicopter in full view of the senior civil and police officers from Rajouri town on Friday last. Identifying him as Mohammad Pervez of Thanda Pani in Manjakote area, sources said that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has ordered an inquiry into the matter.
Pervez, 25, was charged with committing rape on a woman at Kakora in Manjakote area on Friday. The state chopper was requisitioned by the district administration to shift people to Government Medical College Hospital at Jammu who had sustained serious injuries in a road accident at Manoorgala in Kandi area the same day. Danish Rana, DIG of Rajouri-Poonch range, told The Indian Express that the rape accused managed to board the helicopter along with seriously injured accident victims being shifted to Jammu for specialised treatment.