Published: Sat, April 14, 2018
Medical | By Marta Holmes

Will make death penalty mandatory for those raping minors, says Mehbooba Mufti

The state government has also chose to terminate from service the cops accused in the case, they added.

The charge sheet has revealed some chilling details about how the girl was allegedly kidnapped, drugged, raped inside a place of worship before being killed.

A much-relieved Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for defusing the situation and said the unfortunate incident had brought the people of the state and the rest of the country "together".

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Later, during investigation, the police arrested the caretaker and alleged that he was the mastermind of kidnapping, rape and killing of the girl from a nomadic tribe with an ulterior motive of terrifying the community and drive them out of the village. Her body was found in the same area on January 17.

Informed sources said the state government terminated the services of a sub-inspector, a head constable and two Special Police Officers (SPOs) accused in the crime.

Sources said that in their resignation letters, sources said, Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga stated that they were offering resignations to the State party president as they felt that image of the party has been dented by the propaganda unleashed against them.

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BJP spokesman Ashok Kaul told Firstpost that the meeting would take place at the saffron party's office and all the leaders would attend the meeting, including the two leaders who have sent in their resignations. "Further decisions will be taken by her", Senior BJP leader Ram Madhav said after a Legislative Party meeting in Jammu today. All the People's Democratic Party (PDP) leaders and legislators were summoned for the meeting.

"I want justice for the 8-year-old at the earliest. We will bring a new law that will make the death penalty mandatory for those who rape minors, so that little Asifa's case becomes the last". Mehbooba assured the entire nation that she stands committed to ensuring justice in the Kathua rape and murder case.

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