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Kathua rape and murder: Ex-J&K minister stages protest march

IANS  |  Jammu 

Former staged a protest march here on Tuesday demanding a CBI probe in the rape and murder case.

Singh stepped down as the Forest along with Chander Prakash Ganga, who held the industries portfolio in the PDP-BJP government, after a public outcry over their participation in Hindu Ekta Manch rally which was held in defence of the accused in the crime.

"She was our own daughter. We are fighting to punish her culprits, but it is unfortunate that people living far away are interpreting this case without knowing the facts," Singh told supporters who gathered in the city's Satwari Chowk area.

On Monday, accepted the resignations of the ministers.



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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 14:28 IST