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Kashmir lawyers protest against supporters of rape-murder accused

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Members of the held a march here on Monday to protest against the supporters of the accused in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl and demanded a speedy and fair trial.

"We demand speedy and fair trial in the case. We are ready to extend all legal help and support to the victim's family," Association told the media during the march.

The march began from the complex and culminated at the city centre Lal Chowk, during which the lawyers shouted slogans against two Ministers -- who have since resigned from the Cabinet -- for taking part in a Hindu Ekta Manch rally in district in support of the rape accused.

The protesters also raised slogans against B.S. Slathia, who spearheaded a protest shutdown in Jammu to seek transfer of the case to the

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 15:02 IST
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