‘Insufficient proof to confirm sexual assault’: Medical report's revelations on Bandipora minor rape case
The Valley erupted in anger after the alleged rape of the three-year-old girl in Bandipora district on May 9.
Protests had rocked many parts of the Valley against the incident, with the people demanding exemplary punishment to the accused.
A team of forensic experts was rushed to the spot and an inquiry under Section 174 of the CrPC has been initiated to ascertain the cause of death.
A division bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Tashi Rabstan also issued notices to five Kashmir valley-based newspapers for disclosing the young girl's identity.
A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped last week by her neighbour, leading to widespread outrage and protests against the incident.
Police said the accused identified as 20-year-old Muhammad Aasif Wani was arrested.
The Governor has directed the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and IG Police to personally monitor the investigation.
People in large numbers took to the streets across the state capital and other places demanding death penalty for the man accused of raping a three-year-old girl last week.
Protests broke out on Sunday at few places against the incident and people demanded immediate exemplary action against the perpetrators of the crime.
At least six militants, including three Pakistanis, were killed in three separate encounters with security forces in Kashmir on Friday.
The contingent of security forces comprised units of Army's 13 Rashtriya Rifles, CRPF's 45 Battalion and SOG.
Hizb spokesman Burhan-u-Din called local news agency KNS to challenge the police claim.
Militants allegedly opened fire on the CRPF jawans when they were sealing the area following a search operation.
Arms and ammunition have been recovered from the slain terrorists whose identity is being ascertained.