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J-K Gov condemns Bandipora rape case, directs police to ensure 'exemplary punishment'

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on Monday expressed on the rape of a minor in and directed the police to "ensure culprit gets exemplary punishment for this shameful act".

"has expressed deep shock and over the extremely heinous incident of rape of a 3-year-old girl from district," a press statement from the Raj Bhavan said.

Malik has conducted a detailed review of the case and directed IG of police SP Pani to ensure justice to the victim.

"On learning about the unfortunate incident, the immediately spoke to Sh. SP Pani, IGP Kashmir, and took a detailed review of the ongoing investigations into the case. He directed the IGP to work swiftly in the case and ensure that the culprit gets exemplary punishment for this shameful act," the press note reads.

The valley has been witnessing protests after the minor girl was allegedly raped in Sumbal area of district in north on May 9. Police have reportedly arrested the accused who hails from the same area.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 15:36 IST