SC says no to CBI probe in Kathua rape-murder case

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday while hearing the Kathua gangrape and murder case refused to give protection to witnesses and refused to change the investigating agency, reports said.

In January, a nomadic eight-year-old Muslim girl was abducted, drugged, tortured, gangraped and killed, revealed by the Crime Branch chargesheet.

According to the ANI, the Court has fixed the matter for hearing on May 17.

In the hearing, three witnesses have alleged torture by the Jammu and Kashmir Police. The police had asked for time to respond to these accusations and government also said there were attempts to impede the probe, News18 reported



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