A police bus carrying the men accused of rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, near Jammu, arrives at a court in Pathankot, India on Monday. Mukesh Gupta/Reuters
An Indian court on Monday convicted six men for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, a lawyer for the prosecution told reporters, in a case that sparked outrage across the country.
The girl, from a nomadic Muslim community that roams the forests of Kashmir, was drugged, held captive in a temple and sexually assaulted for a week before being strangled and battered to death with a stone in January 2018.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday admitted to the Supreme Court that he erred in saying that the court called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a thief. Expressing regret, Rahul said he had made the remark against Modi “in the heat of campaiging.”
A Delhi Court on Wednesday accepted charge sheet filed in terror funding case against Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik and others.
Kerala High Court has transferred the investigation into the killings of two young opposition leaders in February to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
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