'Poetic justice' must be done for 'devilish' Kathua crime, evidence points to 'definite guilt' of accused: Court

Commenting on the defence's plea terming the probe as defective, the judge said circumstantial evidence is complete in itself and that defence failed to rebut the strong motive behind the rape.

published on : 17th June 2019

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

How to prevent crimes like the Kathua rape?

Then last year, the government brought in a law that makes sexual assault of girls below the age of 12 punishable by death.

published on : 12th June 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

Conviction in Kathua case will act as a deterrent: Mayawati

Mayawati said such punishments should be given across the country to establish the rule of law.

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

‘Kathua gang-rape case not rarest of rare’: Experts on court verdict

Several voices have started pouring in questioning as to why the case was not categorised as rarest of rare and maximum punishment of death penalty was not awarded to them.

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
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