Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday hit out at the protestors who protest in defense of the rapist of Kathua girl.
Mehbooba took to social networking website, Twitter to express her anger against the protest rally at Kathua.
“Appalled by the marches & protests in defense of the recently apprehended rapist in Kathua. Also horrified by their use of our national flag in these demonstrations, this is nothing short of desecration. The accused has been arrested & the law will follow its course,” Mehbooba wrote on Twitter.
Earlier on Wednesday people had taken out a protest rally threatening agitation in case Special Police Officer accused of rape and murder of a minor girl Ashifa in Kuthua was not released from custody.
Reports said that the protest was Led by BJP leader and leaders of Hindu Ekta Manch, the protesters took out a rally from Ghagwal to Hiranagar in Kathua against the arrest of SPO Deepak in rape and brutal murder case.
The protesters said, “Deepak should be released and those whom the Crime Branch (CB) has called for questioning should not be harassed.”
“It will disturb the situation. We are against the murder of the minor nomad girl but we don’t want our men to be framed,” said a leader of Hindu Ekta Manch.
The case is being investigated by Crime Branch which led to the arrest of SPO Deepak alias Deepu.
Meanwhile, National Conference Spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu took to twitter saying:”Led BJP leader and leader of Hindu Ekta Manch, the people in large numbers took out a rally from Ghagwal to Hiranagar (Kathua) protesting against the arrest of Deepak in rape and brutal murder case”. How @MehboobaMufti….how? Where is your conscience?