Published: Mon, April 16, 2018
Medical | By Marta Holmes

Bring Kathua child rapists to justice: United Nations chief to India

Bring Kathua child rapists to justice: United Nations chief to India

The Kathua rape-murder case triggered massive controversy after the incident became heavily politicised.

Chander Prakash and Lal Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party ministers in the PDP-BJP alliance, submitted their resignations to the state party chief Sat Sharma.

The protestors also demanded immediate dismissal of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly shielding his party legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, accused of raping a 17-year-old girl who had gone to his residence seeking a job.

"Similarly", Rajawat said, "the Bar Association has warned me now that they know "how to stop me".

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Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has lauded the country's political leadership, judiciary, media and the civil society for standing with the J&K Government to ensure justice in the Kathua rape and murder case, saying that it will go a long way in restoring the people's confidence in the institutions.

The minor from the nomad Bakerwal community was kidnapped on January 10.

The crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police had arrested the nephew of a caretaker of a temple in connection with the kidnapping and rape of the girl, following which the two ministers participated in a rally in support of the accused. "Rage over the agenda of division and hate your party and its innumerable offshoots have insidiously introduced into the grammar of our politics, our social and cultural life and even our daily discourse", they said in the letter.

Jammu: A lawyer fighting for the Kathua rape and murder victim on Saturday alleged that he had been attacked by goons in Udhampur town. The opposition Congress party has been attacking the ruling BJPover the incidents, demanding action. "It was sheer indiscretion on their part", he said.

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"The CBI investigation was demanded to find out and bring on surface as to who actually had started playing communal card during the entire period of time".

As Maliwal continued her fast in Delhi, authorities in Patna said a minor girl was gang-raped on Sunday.

"Since the case is fixed on April 19 and the team is going on April 20, we will seek two or three days adjournment in the Supreme Court", Mishra said.

The girl and her family suffered a lot with her abduction and this addition has added misery to the ongoing pain.

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