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Delhi gangrape: Protests continue in Jammu region

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Carrying placards and shouting slogans, students of Women College Parade staged a protest here and demanded capital punishment for the accused in the gang-rape case.

Students of different schools of Kathua district, about 75 kms from here, assembled at Mukhkerji chowk and staged a dharna demanding strict action against the accused.

They also condemned the police action against protesters at India Gate.

J&K Samaj Sudhar committee and Vichar Kranti Manch also held protest at Press Club Jammu and demanded capital punishment for the accused.

Residents of Kunjwani area here took out a candle march rally and prayed for early recovery of the victim.

No untoward incident was reported during the protests, police said.

First Published: Mon, December 24 2012. 18:35 IST