Kathua rape case: Asifa's family flees village

Kathua rape and murder Supreme Court asked to act against lawyers for obstructing justice

Kathua rape case: Asifa's family flees village

He was responding to tweets by a journalist from a TV channel in which she had said Mehbooba had expressed displeasure over BJP ministers actions in regard with this case. We really wish that she and her family gets justice.

Barring Union Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh, BJP leaders and its ministers at the Centre have not commented on the case.

Asifa Bano, an eight-year-old nomad Muslim girl, was abducted, raped and murdered in Hiranagar area of Kathua district on January 10 and her body was spotted by villagers in a nearby forest on January 17.

Protesters shout slogans in Jammu, demanding a CBI probe into the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua.

A bandh (strike) was also called in Jammu by several lawyers on Wednesday as a protest against the filing of charge-sheets.

Mir said: "Dual standards adopted by the Chief Minister vitiated the peaceful atmosphere in Jammu also, the fire of which can engulf the entire state".

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Gandhi made a statement on the Unnao rape case, in which a Bharatiya Janata Party MLA is the main accused, but he has not said anything about Kathua.

Deepak Khajuria: A special police officer who had a bone to pick with Bakerwal community. The ghastly manner in which the girl was allegedly treated by the accused is being seen as a tragic reminder of December 16, 2012, gangrape that took place in Delhi and shook the nation.

On January 23, the Mehbooba Mufti government had ordered a probe into the incident and subsequently handed over the case to the Crime Branch of police.

Investigators say that the girl was held captive inside a "Devisthan" or a temple, gang-raped by six men, kept without food and administered sedatives. She was kept sedated and sexually assaulted repeatedly before she was finally bludgeoned to death. "The inaction on the part of Chief Minister amounts to shielding the ministers", he said.

Nine accused, including the alleged mastermind Sanji Ram - an ex-bureaucrat - and his son Vishal Kumar, a police head constable, two SPOs and a sub-inspector of police, have been arrested in the case.

"Prime Minister is silent over the incidents of rape in Unnao (in Uttar Pradesh) and Kathua", Sibal told the media.

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