Kathua rape and murder case: Govt assures fair investigations


Minister for Revenue, Hajj and Auqaf and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri on Friday informed the House that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted by Crime Branch to investigate the recent murder of a minor girl in district Kathua.

The spokesman said Minster was responding to the Calling Attention Notice moved by M Y Tarigami in the Legislative Assembly in this regard.

He said the SIT comprises Peerzada Naveed Ahmad, Additional SP Crime Branch Kashmir, Shwetambari Sharma, Dy SP Crime Branch Jammu, Nissar Hussain Dy SP Crime Branch Jammu, SI Urfan Wani of Crime Branch Jammu and ASI Tariq Ahmad of Crime Branch, Kashmir. He said the team is taking requisite steps for collection of evidence connected with the crime and criminal to finalize the case.

He assured the house that thorough investigation will be conducted and the strict action will be taken against the culprits.


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