Stop repeat of Kathua, Unnao incidents: Women to Centre

Stop repeat of Kathua, Unnao incidents: Women to Centre

The juvenile was shifted by his family three months back to his maternal uncle Shanji Ram's residence, who is a principal accused in the rape and murder case.

Mehbooba also wrote to the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court seeking a fast track court in the case.

"We very much hope that the authorities will bring the perpetrators to justice so they can be held accountable for the murder of this young girl", he said.

Mehbooba Mufti, chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday terminated the services of the four cops accused of rape and murder of the minor Kathua girl.

The outraged against rape cases hit the streets on Sunday when hundreds of protesters gathered at Parliament Street in New Delhi and Carter Road, Bandra in Mumbai. He then took her to his room and raped her, while an accomplice sat outside.

Unnao and Kathua rape cases have enraged the entire country with people from all walks of life and from all parts of India nearly unanimously calling out for jsutice for the victims and harsh punishment for those found guilty.

Jammu is on the boil and we are hopeful that the Supreme court will help defuse the crisis since it is the history of the court that whenever there is a crisis, its intervention helped in defusing the crisis, she said.

The body of the girl, from the Bakherwal community, was recovered from Rassana forest on January 17, a week after she went missing while grazing horses in the forest area.

Jammu: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Chander Prakash Ganga and Lal Singh, who have submitted their resignations as minister, on Saturday reiterated the demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir. "We have the power", Mishra said. In Kathua, policemen that were supposed to be investigating the case stand implicated, while a politician from the ruling BJP is the main accused in Unnao.

On June 4, 2017, BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar had allegedly called the 16-year-old minor to his home in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao.

On January 23, the government had handed over the case to the Crime Branch which formed a special investigation team and arrested eight people, including two Special Police Officers (SPOs) and a head constable.

"We hold girls sacred and those who have raped and killed a child deserve the harshest punishment".