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Mehbooba remembers Kathua rape victim, Says BJP supported rapists

Published by Kashmir News Trust on January 17, 2019, 12:51 pm

Kashmir News Trust Web Desk

Srinagar: Former Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti remembers Kathua rape victim on her first death anniversary.
  
In a series of tweets, Mehbooba Mufti castigated Bhartiya Janata Party for communalizing the gruesome rape incident of little nomad girl of Rasna Kathua.
  
“Today marks a year since the horrific rape & murder of an eight year old girl in Kathua. Sadly, instead of condemning such a gruesome incident, BJP lawmakers staged protests in favour of the rapists. Even a crime like rape was communalised & passions were stoked to justify it,” Mehbooba tweeted.
  

She added that: “As a CM I tried my best to ensure justice was done. Can only hope that the accused are punished severely so that no other girl has to endure such pain and trauma.”