Kathua Victim’s father moves Punjab HC, seeks death penalty for convicts

Kathua Victim’s father moves Punjab HC, seeks death penalty for convicts

Just over a month after a Pathankot court convicted six of the seven accused in the Kathua rape-murder case, the victim’s father on Wednesday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging the solitary acquittal and seeking death penalty for...
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Battle of nerves for Jammu LS seat, Modi to hold rally in Kathua on April 11

Battle of nerves for Jammu LS seat, Modi to hold rally in Kathua on April 11

With just days left for polling in the Jammu-Poonch parliamentary seat, arch-rivals BJP and Congress are leaving no stone unturned to reach out to voters in this politically significant Lok Sabha seat in the state. It will witness polling on...
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Another witness says couldn’t read sedative name in brutal Kathua Rape & Murder Case

Another witness says couldn’t read sedative name in brutal Kathua Rape & Murder Case

In a further setback to the prosecution in the brutal rape and murder case of the nomadic Kathua girl, one more witness has expressed his inability to recall the name of the sedative administered to the victim while she was...
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J&K Police withdraws plea to shift Kathua accused to Pathankot jail

J&K Police withdraws plea to shift Kathua accused to Pathankot jail

The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday withdrew its application requesting that the seven accused in the Kathua rape and murder case be moved to a Pathankot jail after the Punjab government told the court that their prisons were overcrowded,...
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Plea to shift Kathua Case accused to Pathankot jail

Plea to shift Kathua Case accused to Pathankot jail

J&K Government’s special public prosecutor Santokh Singh Basra has moved an application with District and Sessions Judge Tejwinder Singh seeking shifting of seven of the eight accused to the Pathankot sub-jail in the Kathua rape-murder case. The eighth a...
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Conspiracy to evict the nomads behind Kathua rape and murder

Conspiracy to evict the nomads behind Kathua rape and murder

The “conspiracy” allegedly orchestrated by Shanji Ram, principal accused responsible for the abduction, rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl of Rasana, to evict the nomads from the Kathua was responsible for the incident. At least three accused in the...
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Kathua girl was drugged, held captive in temple

Kathua girl was drugged, held captive in temple

Medical investigation into the rape and murder of Asifa has revealed the child was drugged and held captive inside a temple before she died of asphyxiation, an official said. Investigation into the rape and murder of Asifa, the eight-year-old victim...
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Kathua residents urged Mehbooba Mufti to scrap Lakhanpur toll

Kathua residents urged Mehbooba Mufti to scrap Lakhanpur toll

Kathua residents meet Mehbooba, raise issue of illegal mining from Ravi canal The toll at Lakhanpur, the gateway of J&K, and the unabated illegal extraction of minerals from the Ravi canal predominantly came under discussion of Chief Minister Mehbooba Muft...
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Search ops launched in Hiranagar after three armed men spotted

Search ops launched in Hiranagar after three armed men spotted

Amid the prevailing tension on the International Border in Hiranagar, an input about the movement of “three armed men” in a border village of Hiranagar sector today kept security agencies — Army, CRPF and Kathua police — on their toes....
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In Badanaal village, water is rationed from its only well : Latur of JK

In Badanaal village, water is rationed from its only well : Latur of JK

Chowkidar guards the well 24×7; water theft carries penalty — no water for 5 days At Badanaal village in Ghatti panchayat, 25 km from Kathua district headquarters, a chowkidar-cum-panchayat member has been guarding one of two wells, the only source...
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