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Kathua rape and murder case communalised by BJP: Mehbooba Mufti

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Srinagar , 17 Jan 2019

PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti has said that as Chief Minister she tried her best to ensure that justice was done in the brutal rape and murder of the minor Kathua girl.A year has passed since the eight year old Muslim minor nomad girl was brutally gang raped and murdered. In series of tweet Mehbooba said that ‘even a crime like rape was communalized and passions were stoked to justify it.’Hitting out at the BJP the PDP president said that the rape was communalised by BJP as they staged protests in favour of rapists, “Today marks a year since the horrific rape & murder of an eight year old girl in Kathua. Sadly , instead of condemning such a gruesome incident, BJP lawmakers staged protests in favour of the rapists. Even a crime like rape was communalised & passions were stoked to justify it.” She tweeted.“As a CM I tried my best to ensure justice was done. Can only hope that the accused are punished severely so that no other girl has to endure such pain and trauma.” She wrote.Eight year old Asifa was abducted on 10 January 2018, after she had taken her horses for grazing into a forest in Kathua, and was allegedly kept in captivity for three days. Her body was found on 17 January, three days after she was killed. (PTK)

 

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