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.
The report of a medical board of experts, which determines the age of the juvenile, one of the eight accused in the case, as not less than 19 and not more than 23, has also been attached.
The head of a Meerut college who is alleged to have taken money from the main accused moved an anticipatory bail.
Lal Singh walked for some five hours after which his supporters urged him to get into a vehicle as he developed blisters in his feet.
The police team has examined some of the witnesses as it is alleged in the charge sheet that Vishal Jangotra, accused of raping an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, had tried to create an alibi.
The apex court had yesterday directed that the trial in the case of alleged gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old girl, which had led to a nationwide outrage, be moved to Pathankot in Punjab.
Trial in Kathua rape and murder case moved to Pathankot court; girl’s family welcomes the move; accused to file fresh petition in Supreme Court.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra directed that the trial in the case should be held in-camera and ordered that the trial be fast-tracked and conducted on day-to-day basis to avoid delays.
The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association told the Supreme Court that it has not obstructed police from filing charge sheet in the Kathua minor rape and murder case.
The Congress accused the BJP-RSS combine of trying to communalise the rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir for political gains.
While the ordinance seeks death penalty for rape of girls below 12, the minimum punishment for the same would be 20 years in jail.
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.
Kathua rape and murder case: Colleges, Higher Secondary schools shut in Kashmir as students' protest continues
Authorities today shut down several colleges and higher secondary schools in Kashmir to thwart student protests demanding justice for the eight-year-old victim of Kathua rape and murder case.
Protest against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir has turned into clashes between political parties in the rural areas of the district.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday termed the brutal rape and murder of minor nomad girl in Kathua as ‘shameful’.