Jammu And Kashmir To Make Dying Penalty Should For Rape Of Minors After Kathua Rape-Homicide Case

Jammu And Kashmir To Make Death Penalty Must For Rape Of Minors After Kathua Rape-Murder Case

The chief minister has additionally known as a gathering of social gathering legislators on this regard. (File)

Jammu:  Amid nationwide horror over chilling particulars of the gang-rape and homicide of Eight-year-old Asifa from Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti stated on Thursday that the state will usher in a legislation that may make demise penalty necessary for individuals who rape minors. The chief minister stated she wouldn’t let what occurred with little Asifa repeat with some other little one.

“We’ll by no means ever let one other little one undergo this fashion. We’ll deliver a brand new legislation that may make the demise penalty necessary for individuals who rape minors, in order that little Asifa’s case turns into the final,” Ms Mufti tweeted.

Calling it a criminal offense whose “brutal savagery has shamed humanity”, Ms Mufti assured those who she stands dedicated to making sure justice for Asifa and looking for exemplary punishment for the responsible.

Asifa was kidnapped when she was grazing horses close to her residence on January 10, saved sedated and gang-raped repeatedly for days by a bunch that included law enforcement officials. She was drugged and never given meals all the time. Simply earlier than her head was bashed in with a rock, one of many law enforcement officials requested the killer to attend so he might rape the kid another time, based on the police charge-sheet submitted in court docket. 

Among the many eight arrested males is a retired income division official who deliberate the crime to instill worry among the many Bakherwal nomads – Asifa was considered one of them – and drive them out of the Rassana space. They have been a small group of Muslim households dwelling in a Hindu-dominated space. 

​The kid’s mutilated physique was discovered within the forests on January 17. As her group demanded motion, two policemen tried to assist the accused by manipulating the proof. Her household and kinfolk weren’t allowed to bury her physique in what they believed was their land, by Hindu households.

(With inputs from IANS) 



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