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Ujjwal Nikam to fight minor rape victim's case in Maharashtra

Family of the 14-year-old girl found her badly mutilated and blood-splattered body under a tree in a field, sending shockwaves across the state

IANS  |  Ahmednagar (Maharashtra) 

Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam on Monday said he is prepared to fight the case of the gangrape and murder of a schoolgirl in Maharashtra that has been compared to the Nirbhaya case in its grisly brutality. Nikam's statement came after the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assured the Opposition parties that the government would 'fast-track' the case and appoint Nikam to fight it. "It's a horrific incident and I shall fight the case after studying full investigations," Nikam told reporters. The incident happened on July 13 in Kopardi ...

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First Published: Mon, July 18 2016. 12:30 IST
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