The Supreme Court today did not favour handing over the investigation into the rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua from the crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police to the CBI as her father expressed satisfaction over the investigation carried out so far, reports said. “In the absence of any allegation, why should we […]
A day after a journalist in Kerala named his newborn baby as Asifa, a corporator in the neighbouring state of Karnataka on Monday chose to rechristen her eight-year-old daughter after the Kathua rape and murder victim. Mangalore City Corporation corporator and State Congress Women’s Committee general secretary Prathibha Kulai said the Kathua incident “has made […]
Pictures by Zargar Zahoor Protests continue in several parts of Kashmir Valley today against the rape and murder of Kathua Muslim minor.
Kathua rape-murder case: SC seeks J&K’s reply on case transfer, asks Mehbooba to provide security to victim’s family
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Jammu and Kashmir state government and sought a reply on Kathua rape and murder case plea filed by the victim’s father, media reports said. The court asked the Mehbooba Mufti government whether the case should be transferred outside the state. The top court also directed the […]
The eight persons accused of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday pleaded not guilty and asked the District and Sessions Judge for a narco test, reports said. The judge asked the State Crime Branch to give copies of the charge sheet to the accused and fixed 28 April […]
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear at 2pm two separate petitions including the one filed by Kathua-based lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat, representing the family of an eight-year-old girl who was gangraped and killed, alleging that she was facing threat to her life for pursuing the matter, reports said. Another plea filed by Delhi-based […]
If the outfit agitating in favour of the Kathua rape-and-murder accused was being suspected of receiving patronage from high places, a photograph has thrown up fresh questions, Muzaffar Raina reported in Telegraph today. The WhatsApp picture shows a person resembling Jitendra Singh, junior minister in the Prime Minister’s Office as well as the local MP, […]