Kathua rape case: CM Mehbooba Mufti sacks cops wants the trial to be completed in 90 days: CM Mufti has penned to the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, in order to seek a special fast-track court which can be complete the trial of the vicious gang rape and murder of the minor girl in Kathua in 90 days. This state government has also decided to terminate the alleged policeman from the job in this case.
BJP sends resignation of two BJP MLAs to CM Mufti
The resignations of two BJP ministers, who square the controversy by attending a rally supporting the alleged people of the raping and killing the victim in Kathua, is all set to handed over to CM Mufti for additional and further action, stated by the senior BJP leader Ram Madhav.
The 2 BJP ministers — Choudhary Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga had submitted their resignations as per reports, to the state BJP chief Sat Sharma on Friday.
Culprits should be hanged: Victim’s family
“My only wish is the culprits should be hanged for the heinous crime so that no other family has to go through it. The killers should be given the death penalty. We do not need a CBI probe, we have faith in the investigation by the Crime Branch,” said biological mother of the victim.
The victim girl was adopted by the woman’s brother and his wife in Rasana, a village of Kathua district when she was 1-years-old.
Death penalty for people who rape minors: Naeem Akhtar, PDP minister
“I want justice for the 8-year-old at the earliest. This govt will soon bring a law in the state under which people who rape minors will be given the death penalty. The entire nation has come with her,” he said.
UN chief condemns the gang-rape and murder of the girl
United Nations (UN) chief Antonio Guterres heavily criticised the gang-rape and murder of a minor girl in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district and said hopefully culprits will be being punished very soon.
“I think we’ve seen the media reports of this horrific case, of the abuse and the murder of a young girl. 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,” Guterres’ spokesperson Stephane Dujjaric said reporters at his daily press briefing.
There should be national uprising: Hema Malini, BJP MP
“There should be a national uprising with strong support from the media, against these animals who don’t spare even babies and toddlers. I agree with Manekaji (Gandhi) that death penalty should be instantaneous once proven guilty and there should be no bail or pardon, juveniles included, for all rapes,” she writes on her official page of the micro-blogging site.
No threat to PDP-BJP coalition in J&K: Ram Madhav, BJP general secretary
“Things would be discussed and deliberations will be held about the latest political developments in the state,” Madhav said.
If my resignation can save the image of the party, I’ll make this sacrifice: CP Ganga, BJP minister
“I have demanded a CBI inquiry in this matter (Kathua rape and murder case). I have never done politics for power. There was no pressure on me to resign; I have done it by myself. If my resignation can save the image of my party, I will make this sacrifice,” he said.
TMC workers held a candlelight march over Kathua and Unnao rape cases in West Bengal’s Kolkata
Senior Trinamool Congress leaders and ministers Chandrima Bhattacharya and Shashi Panja joined the procession organized by the women’s wing of the party and held their support in the same.
“The women are not safe in this country. The BJP government is trying to save the culprits involved in the case. It is really shameful that the government was sitting silently for so long,” Bhattacharya said to various reporters.
The government speaks less, works more: Maneka Gandhi, BJP minister
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi stated that the BJP-government “speaks less and works more” and has taken speedy action regarding the Unnao and Kathua rape cases.