Kathua rape

2018 mileposts

The past year was full of trends, moments, and movements that changed the global landscape. It saw more women athletes grab medals and more people displaced than ever before.

published on : 30th December 2018

SC dismisses plea alleging custodial torture of key Kathua rape-murder case witness

The petition filed by a close relative of Talib Hussain was rejected on the ground that the petitioner failed to appear before it despite the court's order.

published on : 18th November 2018

Kathua rape and murder: Victim's family drop Deepika Singh Rajawat as lawyer

Deepika, however, claimed the family had taken the step under the influence of some other lawyers.

published on : 16th November 2018

Kathua rape and murder victim was sexually assaulted, died of asphyxia

The doctors who conducted the postmortem said the victim was subjected to sexual assault and cited asphyxia as the reason behind her death. 

published on : 9th September 2018

Supreme Court to hear plea alleging torture of Kathua case witness tomorrow

The apex court has transferred the trial in the Kathua gang rape and murder case to Pathankot after taking note of the plea of the father of the victim apprehending threat to the family.

published on : 7th August 2018

Kathua case: Accused was not in Meerut, handwriting tests claim

It is alleged in the charge sheet that Vishal, accused of raping the girl, had tried to create an alibi of his absence from the crime scene by allegedly "resorting to manipulation of records.

published on : 5th August 2018

Kathua rape cum murder case: Jammu and Kashmir police to file supplementary charge sheet this week

Earlier this month, the crime branch had informed the Supreme Court that they would be submitting a supplementary charge sheet in the case, and the apex court had given them eight weeks to file it.

published on : 29th July 2018

Kathua rape-cum-murder case: HC issues notice to J-K government over dismissal of accused cop

The sub-inspector and the constable are accused of destroying the crucial evidence for money to save the culprits.

published on : 20th July 2018

Former lawyer of Kathua rape main accused appointed as new J-K AAG; NC, PDP criticise move

In an order issued yesterday, the state government appointed 31 advocates as additional advocates general, deputy advocates general and government advocates.

published on : 18th July 2018

Kathua rape case: Accused to be transferred to Gurdaspur jail in Punjab, says SC 

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra directed the J and K Police to file a supplementary charge sheet in the case within eight weeks.

published on : 9th July 2018

Kathua rape: Defence lawyer claims 'jihadis' were behind rape, murder of eight-year-old girl

The allegation, for which Ankur Sharma had no substantial evidence to support, came a day after the complainant in the case finished recording his statement before the district and sessions court.

published on : 8th July 2018

Kathua rape victim sank into coma due to overdose of sedatives: Forensic experts

The crime branch had asked the medical experts to comment upon the plausible effect of the medicine on an eight-year-old girl with an empty stomach.

published on : 24th June 2018

Kathua rape and murder case: Hindu Ekta Manch says will meet governor for CBI probe

HEM general secretary Kant Kumar said the HEM rejected the investigation by the crime branch and it wanted to bring the real culprits to book.

published on : 22nd June 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

Kathua rape and murder case: Jail superintendent asked to appear in court tomorrow

The superintendent has been summoned to help the court find a way-out to ensure meeting of the accused in the case and their relatives, after the defence lawyers moved an application.

published on : 13th June 2018
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