Kathua rape case

Kathua rape-murder case to be heard on priority: Punjab High Court

Two pleas moved by in the court were heard by the bench led by Justice Rajiv Sharma who made it clear that the court would deliver justice.

published on : 18th July 2019

Kathua rape-murder case: Punjab and Haryana High Court to hear victim's father on Thursday

The girl's father had pleaded that the sentence pronounced on three of the convicts should be increased from life imprisonment to capital punishment.

published on : 17th July 2019

Police seeks adjournment of trail in Kathua rape case, says accused being minor still undecided

The trial in this case was shifted to the Pathankot Sessions Court on the directions of the Supreme Court last year.

published on : 15th July 2019

Trail of juvenile in Kathua gangrape and murder case from Monday

The crime branch petition had stated that the chief judicial magistrate in Kathua erred in accepting the accused's claim of being a juvenile.

published on : 14th July 2019

Kathua verdict: Judge flags lacunae in probe as accused Vishal Jangotra gets away

In his 432-page judgment, district and sessions judge Tejwinder Singh underlined big lacunae in investigation.

published on : 12th June 2019

Here's what Javed Akhtar has to say on Kathua rape case verdict

While the verdict came as a sense of some closure to the family of the eight-year-old, many demanded capital punishment for the guilty. However, Javed Akhtar has something else to say.

published on : 11th June 2019

Kathua gang rape and murder case: Chief investigator regrets accused Vishal's release on benefit of doubt

One of the most decorated Jammu and Kashmir police officers, R K Jalla said that Sanji Ram made every attempt to save his son from this case.

published on : 11th June 2019

‘It proves judiciary does not come under pressure’: Lawyer Deepika Rajawat welcomes Kathua verdict

Deepika braved threats and harassments from her colleagues and community members the day she appeared at the Jammu court on behalf of the victim’s family.

published on : 11th June 2019

Kathua rape and murder: Social boycott adds to plight of victim's family

Rasana village, where the family lived, has ostracized them and enforced a social boycott, forcing them to leave their land forever.

published on : 11th June 2019

Police may challenge sole acquittal in Kathua gang rape and murder case: IGP

The court acquitted seventh accused Vishal, the son of main accused Sanji Ram, giving him the 'benefit of doubt', said Farooqi Khan, who represented the victim's family in the court.

published on : 11th June 2019

Kathua rape and murder: Sanji Ram, two others get lifer; five-year jail for 3 cops

A five-year jail term was announced for the three cops, SI Anand Dutta, head constable Tilak Raj and special police officer Surender Verma, for destroying evidence.

published on : 10th June 2019

'Half justice done, Sanji Ram’s son and nephew main culprits': Kathua victim’s father on verdict

All the accused have been arrested and rape and murder charges were framed against seven by District and Sessions Judge Pathankot while trial against the juvenile is yet to begin.

published on : 10th June 2019

Kathua rape and murder: Court holds six accused, including mastermind Sanji Ram, guilty

Only Sanjhi Ram's son Vishal has been acquitted after the court accepted the latter's plea of alibi that he was taking an exam in UP's Muzaffarnagar on the date of the incident.

published on : 10th June 2019

Verdict in Kathua rape and murder case to be announced on Monday, security boosted in Jammu

The former lawyer of the victim’s family stated that it was a difficult case as the tri-colour was misused and two cabinet ministers, Chander Prakash Ganga and Lal Singh, had supported the accused.

published on : 10th June 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: Kathua rape-and-murder case verdict tomorrow

Elaborate security arrangements have been made in and around the court and in Kathua in view of the pronouncement of the judgement, officials said Sunday.

published on : 9th June 2019
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