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Kathua guilty will be punished: BJP J&K chief

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Ravinder Raina, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President, said on Wednesday that the guilty in the Kathua rape and murder will be punished.

Raina arrived in after he was named the party's state

Talking to the media on the sidelines of a BJP function here, he said that as a "I know that the Kathua rape and murder case is sub-judice and we need not comment on it, yet I know that the most powerful institution in our country is the judiciary.

"Those guilty of this heinous crime would get exemplary punishment and no innocent person would suffer."

In January, an eight-year-old girl from Kathua was abducted, gang raped and murdered, triggering widespread outrage.

Raina parried questions on the unilateral ceasefire advocated by during the holy Muslim month of and the ensuing Amarnath Yatra.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 14:12 IST
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