Kathua rape and murder: Mehbooba Mufti thanks 'national leadership'

  • Kathua rape and murder: Mehbooba Mufti thanks 'national leadership'

Kathua rape and murder: Mehbooba Mufti thanks 'national leadership'

The horrific gang-rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl child in Jammu is being equated with the gruesome sexual assault and killing in a Delhi bus a few years ago along with other ghastly crimes committed across the country against women including minors. In Bengaluru, people are being urged to come out on the streets and make fellow citizens aware of just why they need to be furious, if they aren't already. She also wrote to the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, requesting that a special fast track court be set up to conclude the trial in three months in the case. She taken to a temple in Rasana village in Kathua district.

Despite receiving open threats, the mother of 5-year-old daughter hasn't given up and her focus is reportedly on seeking justice for Asifa and her family.

Meanwhile, Saturday Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti held a meeting with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in Srinagar and senior BJP leaders also conducted a meeting in Jammu to discuss the resignations.

"They have submitted their resignations to state BJP president", BJP General Secretary in occupied Kashmir, Ashok Kaul, in an interview said.

A lawyer fighting for justice to Kathua rape and murder victim on Saturday alleged he had been attacked by goons in Udhampur town. The registrar informed the daily that Jammu and Kashmir Police's special investigation team had come to the university to collect information regarding the four students.

"The type of incidents that have been talked about in the last two days have shamed us as a nation and as a society. It was sheer indiscretion on their part", he said.

The latest revelation could nail the accused's purported lies as Vishal Jangotra had earlier claimed that he was in Uttar Pradesh writing his exam in January when the crime took place in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir.

After nation-wide public outrage over the horrific Kathua and Unnao rape cases and the widespread criticism of the government's silence on the incident, Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally spoke on Friday (April 13). I want to assure the country that no culprit will escape.

Ram Madhav gave this information at a press conference in the state's winter capital Jammu after chairing a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislature party.