Two BJP ministers exit J&K govt

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The BJP on Saturday accepted the resignation of the two ministers but said their unwise move to go and pacify people rallying for suspects of rape and murder of a minor was "mistaken for trying to shield the accused".

Both the ministers had taken part in the rally on March 1 after the nephew of the caretaker of "devisthan" temple was arrested in connection with the kidnapping, raping and killing of an eight-year-old girl in the Kathua district. Sorry to say.We believe that you can't do anything against the criminals.

Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has already said that Jammu and Kashmir will soon pass a bill for death sentence to those who rape minors.

Citing the BJP's decision to remove two of its state ministers, who had joined public protests against the police probe, Union minister Prakash Javadekar shared a video featuring Mr Mir and wondered if Congress president Rahul Gandhi will point fingers at others but maintain silence on the comments of his party's Jammu and Kashmir unit chief.

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The case came to light when the 17-year-old victim's father was arrested by the local police and later died while in custody. In Kathua, an eight-year-old girl from a minority nomadic community disappeared near her house on January 10.

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Sengar was arrested last night after an uproar across the country over the "inaction" by the Uttar Pradesh Police in the case. The CM's comments came five days after the victim tried to immolate herself in front of the CM's residence demanding justice.

The eight-year-old Muslim girl was kidnapped on January 10 and her body was found on January 17. The victim's family also alleged that the accused MLA's brother, Atul Singh Sengar, along with his companions also raped the girl.

Saba Dewan said common citizens wanted to send out a message that they are angry with the way rapes have been provided a certain kind of patronage by the ruling party.

Rajawat claims the Bar Association had threatened her earlier as well, when she pursued a case in 2015 against a J&K High Court judge who raped a woman. "There is no scope for delaying any further a meaningful and bold response to what has now developed into a moral, political and humanitarian challenge for this billion-plus nation", she said. Hussain also opposed vehemently the demand of Jammu lawyers for transfer of the investigations in this case to the CBI.

A week later, her body was found in the same area. The girl's family has now chose to ask the Supreme Court to transfer the trial to another state.

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