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Students stages protest to demand justice of Asifa In Kangan

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Srinagar , 26 Apr 2018

The Students of Govt Higher Secondary School Ganiwan, Kangan tehsil of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Thursday held a peaceful protest demonstration at Srinagar-Leh Highway demanding justice for the eight-year-old minor who was raped and murdered in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Scores of the students assembled on Srinagar-Leh highway at Ganiwan shouting slogans in favour of Kathua minor demanding capital punishment for the accused.“We want an exemplary punishment to the culprits so that no one in future dares to commit such a heinous crime,” said one of the protesting students.The protests in solidarity with Asifa are being closely followed by all over the world by holding rallies and conferences. Besides routine reportage, several newspapers have carried editorials and used the case to draw attention to violence against women all over the world.On January 17, the body of a minor girl was found in the forests near Rasana, Hiranagar. The girl had been missing for a week. According to police, she had been abducted and raped by an SPO Deepak Khajuria, who was a part of the team sent out to find her when she was missing.Nine accused, including the alleged mastermind Sanji Ram – an ex-bureaucrat – and his son Vishal Kumar, a police head constable, two SPOs and a sub-inspector of police, have been arrested in the case. (PTK)


Tags: Protest JK , Asifa



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