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I may get raped, I can be killed: Kathua rape victim's lawyer

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

victim's on Sunday said she fears for her life as she may get raped or murdered.

"Today, I don't know, I am not in my senses. I can be raped, I can be killed and may be they won't allow me to practice in court. They (have) isolated me, I don't know how I can survive," told ANI.

She added that she has been called anti-Hindu and boycotted socially.

Further, Deepika said she would be approaching the to demand security for herself and her family.

"I will tell this to the I am feeling bad and it's really unfortunate. You can well imagined my plight. But, I will stand for justice and we would seek justice for the eight-year-old girl," she concluded.

Earlier today, the of (BCI) said a panel has been formed to probe the actions of lawyers, who had stopped police from filing a chargesheet in the and murder case.

In connection with the case, two First Information Reports (FIRs) have been filed: one against eight people for allegedly being involved in the crime and another has been filed against a group of lawyers which had allegedly stopped the police from filing chargesheet against the eight accused.

Two ministers leaders, and Lal Singh, have also resigned following accusations of attending a rally in support of the miscreants responsible for the crime.

The alleged gangrape and murder of the eight-year-old girl, who belonged to nomadic Muslim community, took place in the district in January. After being missing for a week, her body was found on January 17.

The chargesheet has revealed gory details about the crime and this has led to a public outcry in various parts of the country.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 22:35 IST
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