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PDP thanks countrymen for supporting JK over Kathua rape case

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Ruling PDP today lauded the countrymen for standing with over the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl from Bakerwal community in district.

After a marathon meeting of party's here, told reporters that the party hopes for the same kind of support from the country on other issues in the state.

"We thank people of entire country including the intelligentsia and for standing with the people of in the case," Akhtar said.

The meeting was held at Mehbooba Mufti's residence.

"This case became an issue after the investigations of the Crime Branch led to arrest of the accused persons and a chargesheet was filed before the court of law. It is unlike other cases like murder case where people had to come out on streets demanding arrest of the accused persons," he said.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 19:35 IST