Kathua Rape: Witnesses move Supreme Court alleging torture by police

Murali Krishnan May 14 2018
Kathua

Three witnesses in the Kathua Rape have filed a writ petition in Supreme Court alleging torture by Jammu & Kashmir police while recording their statements.

The matter was mentioned today before Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra by Advocates Ravi Sharma and Laksh Khanna. Chief Justice Misra has agreed to list the matter on Wednesday this week.

The petitioners, who are classmates of one of the accused persons, Vishal Jangotra, were summoned as witnesses by the police. It is their contention that they were "coerced . . .

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