Kathua rape & murder case: Trial against 8 accused begins

Updated:9 months, 1 week ago IST

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir), Apr 16 (ANI): The trial in the Kathua rape and murder case against the eight accused men began on Monday. The eight accused were brought to the court amid tight security. An 8-year-old girl was allegedly drugged, tortured and gang-raped in a village temple for a week in the Kathua district in January. The Hearing of the case is scheduled to take place at the court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate. Meanwhile, the victim’s father approached the Supreme Court seeking safety, security and transfer of the case outside Jammu and Kashmir. Court is expected to hear the matter at 2 pm today.

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