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High Court takes suo-motu cognisance, asks Jammu and Kashmir Police to file report in minor's rape

Greater Kashmir 2019-05-15 13:40:16

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday asked the police to file on Friday the status report on the rape of a minor in Bandipora which triggered widespread protests.

Chief Justice Gita Mittal took suo motu notice of the crime and asked the Inspector General of Police to file the report.

A three-year-old was allegedly raped in Bandipora district on May 8. The accused has been arrested and a special investigation team (SIT) constituted by the police was investigating the case.