Don't provide protection to anti-encroachment drives against tribals, says Mufti; HC orders will be followed, says her minister
Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) today asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to come clean on the alleged involvement of two of her cabinet ministers in instigating trouble in Kathua region following the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomad girl.
The body of the girl, from the Bakherwal community, was recovered from Rassana forest on January 17, a week after she went missing while grazing horses in the forest area.
"The Chief Minister should clarify her stand on the involvement of two senior ministers instigating trouble in Kathua with regard to the brutal murder and rape of an eight-year-old nomad girl Asifa," JKPCC chairman G A Mir said.
He said both the ministers should have been sacked on day one for giving "communal colour" to the shameful act of rape and murder.
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