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Kathua gangrape: SC seeks material on strike by J-K bar body

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today asked a to bring materials on record to take judicial note of a strike call given by Kathua and bar associations in relation to the gangrape and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu region.

A bench headed by asked P V Dinesh to furnish some material with regard to the actions of the bar bodies for enabling it to take suo motu judicial note of the strike call.

Dinesh referred to the decisions of the local bar that had allegedly come in support of the people who had allegedly gangraped and killed the minor in Kathua.

"Something must come on record. We have nothing on record," the bench, also comprising justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, said and asked the to file some material in support of his contention.

Dinesh submitted that the apex court should take note of bar's actions and issue directions to them and the of to ensure that the rule of law prevails.

The bench assured the lawyer that it would consider the matter if adequate material is brought before it.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 11:45 IST