Kathua rape case: SC issued directions to authorities to provide protection to victim's family and lawyer

Updated:3 months ago IST

New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): After the father of the Kathua rape case victim approached the Supreme Court the transfer of the case outside Jammu and Kashmir. The Supreme Court on Monday has issued directions to the authorities to provide protection to victim's family and their counsel, said Deepika S Rajawat, lawyer of victim's family. The alleged gangrape and murder of the 8-year-old girl, who belonged to the nomadic Muslim community, took place in the Kathua district in January. After being missing for a week, her body was found on January 17.

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