Kathua Case

Kathua verdict: Court did not rely on prosecution eyewitnesses while acquitting Vishal

District and sessions judge Tejwinder Singh relied on the statement of the landlady of Vishal that he was in Meerut in Uttar Pradesh where he was studying in a college.

published on : 16th June 2019

Kathua case: Defence, prosecution to appeal against court verdict

The defence and the prosecution in the Kathua rape and murder case are going to file appeals in the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging the Pathankot court verdict.

published on : 14th June 2019

Kathua case witness tortured in police custody; lawyer says assault unacceptable

Social activist and lawyer Talib Hussain, a key witness in the Kathua gang rape and murder case, has suffered head injuries after he was allegedly assaulted inside J-K police lockup.

published on : 7th August 2018

Kathua rape and murder case: Police claims witness threatened by accused

However, the defence counsel objected to it and termed it as a "sensational application moved to hype the matter in media".

published on : 15th June 2018

Supreme Court to hear Kathua case witnesses plea alleging police harassment on May 16

The petition today alleged that the state police was now asking them to re-appear and re-record their statements and exerting pressure in their families.

published on : 14th May 2018

Kathua case: Jammu Chief Judicial Magistrate court fixes May 22 as next date of hearing

The counsel for the accused had moved the court for his bail soon after the crime branch had filed its charge sheet against him and seven others allegedly involved in the rape and murder case.

published on : 7th May 2018

Kathua case: Probe be handed over to CBI, accused requests Supreme Court

Sanji Ram and Vishal Jangotra, who were chargesheeted by the crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police in the case, claimed that the police had miserably failed to conduct a "fair and effective" probe

published on : 4th May 2018

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah slams J-K Deputy CM Kavinder Gupta over comments on Kathua case

"What justice can one expect from @MehboobaMufti when her Deputy CM calls the rape & murder of an 8-year-old 'a minor incident that the media shouldn't focus on'(sic)," Omar wrote on Twitter.

published on : 30th April 2018

Our real concern is to see that fair trial is conducted in Kathua case: Supreme Court 

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said that if it will find the slightest possibility of lack of fair trial, it will transfer the case out of Kathua.

published on : 26th April 2018

Kathua case: J-K police says victim's sedation, rape confirmed by medical experts 

The Crime Branch on Saturday said reports in a section of media regarding the Kathua rape-murder case were false and that medical experts had confirmed the rape and murder.

published on : 21st April 2018

'Bad things' happening too frequently: Javed Akhtar on Kathua case

Expressing concern over the brutal rape and murder of an an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Javed Akhtar said he is afraid that "bad things" have started to happen too frequently.

published on : 20th April 2018

Kathua rape and murder case: Supreme Court slams Jammu lawyers’ protest

The counsel for the Jammu High Court Bar Association submitted that there was no support from the Association to the lawyers’ protest in the Kathua case.

published on : 20th April 2018

Kathua case: Didn't support lawyers' protest, Jammu High Court Bar Association tells SC

The Bar Council of India told a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that they have constituted a team, headed by a former high court judge, which will visit Kathua.

published on : 19th April 2018

Kathua rape and murder case: President Ram Nath Kovind calls for social introspection

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday termed the brutal rape and murder of minor nomad girl in Kathua as ‘shameful’.

published on : 19th April 2018

Kathua rape and murder case: Defence lawyer Ankur Sharma says SIT officer following agenda set by male colleagues

The lawyer representing five of the eight accused in Kathua case alleged SIT officer Shwetambri Sharma was following the agenda set by four of her male officers in the ‘motivated probe’.

published on : 19th April 2018
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