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Accused in Kathua case be transferred to Gurdaspur jail in Punjab: SC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today ordered transfer of the accused in the gang rape and murder case from prison in to district jail in

A bench headed by directed the J and to file a supplementary charge sheet in the case within eight weeks.

The apex court granted liberty to the litigants of the case to move and in case they felt aggrieved by the trial court orders.

The bench, also comprising Justices D Y and Indu Malhotra, directed the and J and K governments to provide security to the of the case respectively.

"The government shall ensure that family of the accused is allowed to meet the accused at jail at its expenses," the top court said.

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 17:10 IST