Kathua Rape: Transfer accused from Kathua Jail to Gurdaspur district Jail, SC

Shruti Mahajan July 9 2018

The Supreme Court today ordered that the accused in the Kathua rape case be shifted from Kathua jail to Gurdaspur District Jail. The Court directed the State of Jammu & Kashmir to provide requisite arrangements and security to facilitate this move.

The order was passed by a Bench of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Indu Malhotra after it was informed by the petitioner’s lawyer, Senior Counsel Indira Jaising that while a trial on a day-to . . .

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