Protests in Jammu after two girls go missing

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Jammu, July 13 (ANI): Protests broke out in Paddar town of Kishtwar district today after two teenaged girls, arrested by the police in connection with a sex racket case, allegedly went missing from a police station.

Acting on a tip-off, police arrested 22-year-old Ramu in a "compromising position" with two girls aged 19 and 17 last night.

The girls were later released late last night, while the boy was booked, police claimed, adding all of them belonged to Basantgarh belt of the district.

However, the parents of the two girls claimed that they did not reach home till this morning.

As the news spread, over 300 to 400 people resorted to anti-police protest demonstrations and pelted stones at the police station today.

Senior administration officials have rushed to the spot to control the situation. (ANI)

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