Divisional Commissioner assures impartial probe into Sumbal rape incident


Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan on Monday assured the people that  there will be an impartial probe into the rape of minor in Bandipora district.

“We have instructions from Governor of J&K state to probe the case on war footing basis. We will ensure that Justice is given to the victim,” Khan said addressing a press conference here.

He said the developments into the investigations of the case are being monitored by administration round the clock.

“Government will ensure that action will be taken against the accuse in this case,” he said.

He appealed people to maintain peace in state.

“Let people have faith in government functionary. Investigations will be completed in a time bound manner,” Khan said addressing a press conference here.

Protests have erupted in Kashmir with the people demanding speedy trial of the case.


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