Jammu and Kashmir local police has arrested the main accused, Pyare Miyan accused of raping minor girls and a woman. Earlier in the day, police had conducted a raid in the various properties of Bhopal based newspaper owner Pyare Miyan.
“CDs, DVDs, pen drives and hard disks containing pornographic material have been seized from five properties of Miyan in Bhopal and Indore during raids conducted in the last two days. These also include some child pornographic content,” said Superintendent of Police, Bhopal, Sai Krishna Thota.
Thoda also said that the police have also seized an antler and bones of wild animals besides expensive liquor during the raids. Besides that, the police has also seized two high-end cars including Audi and a Pajero.
SP Sai Krishna Thota is the head of the special investigation team and told that five minor girls and a woman had filed rape complaints against Pyare Miyan. The most latest complaint was filed in Koh-e-Fiza police station on Tuesday by a minor girl.
Earlier, the accused was facing charges of rape under the Indian Penal Code and Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. But now after the raid, other charges are also added. “Sections of Excise Act and the Wildlife Act were also added against him following the seizure of an antler and bones of wild animals. Sections of SC/ST Act have also been invoked as two of the minor girls belonged to these communities,” said SP Thota.