High Court Takes Suo-Motu Cognisance, Asks Jammu And Kashmir Police To File Report In Minor’s Rape

Srinagar: 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.

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