SC to hear Kathua rape-murder case today

The apex court had earlier stayed the trial of the accused till today in the case before the Sessions judge.

Published: 07th May 2018 07:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th May 2018 07:56 AM   |  A+A-

Supreme Court (File Photo| PTI)

By ANI

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will on Monday resume hearing the case of alleged rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district.

The apex court had earlier stayed the trial of the accused till today in the case before the Sessions judge.

A three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, took the decision.

The eight-year-old girl belonging to a nomadic Muslim tribe was abducted, drugged, gang-raped, tortured and killed in January. 

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