Kathua rape case: PDP wants two BJP ministers out, may break alliance

Sheri Evans
April 13, 2018

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

According to reports, the two BJP ministers had gone to the place of agitation at Rasana in Kathua and had attended a meeting in support of the accused to demand a CBI probe in the matter. The resignation comes on the backdrop of a nationwide outrage over the alleged rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Stating that people in the country are watching as to what action Chief Minister will take against the Cabinet colleagues, as that, the duo were fully responsible for instigating people to polarize the situation, which is not only serious, but a shameful act, how can anyone even think about giving protection to killers and rapists, G.A. Mir said. "The J&K police conducted a thorough investigation and have arrested the accused", she said.

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Amid global outrage over the rape and murder of a minor girl in Kathua district of Indian Occupied Kashmir, Chauhan has given a freaky theory, saying enemy agents are involved in stirring unrest in the contested valley. She was abducted on January 10 and was later strangled to death on January 14. It was in Nagaon in Assam. "The accused, Zakir Hussain, was 21-year-old and had two accomplices", she said. What do you think about the growing violence against women & children? "Criminals who did it have no religion." he maintained.

Later, the case was transferred to the Jammu and Kashmir Police's Crime Branch. He was an accused in an Arms Act case. "The two BJP ministers were misled by a few people", BJP MP and spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi told the media. Lekhi said that the Unnao rape victim had not mentioned Sengar name in her original complaint.

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