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Bandipora Rape Case: J&K High Court Directs Police to File Status Report By Friday

THE WIRE 2019-05-15 16:14:18


Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir high court on Wednesday took cognizance of the Bandipora rape case of a three-year-old girl and directed inspector general of police (Kashmir zone) to file a status report by Friday.

A division bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Tashi Rabstan, taking notice of reports about the rape case, directed the IGP to file a status report about the investigations before 10 am on Friday.

A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped last week by her neighbour, leading to widespread outrage and protests against the incident.

The accused has been arrested by police and a special investigation team constituted for a speedy investigation of the incident.