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Kathua Rape Case: Police To Submit Supplementary Charge Sheet

Written By Digital Desk | Mumbai | Published:

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  • J&K Police said that they are in the process of submitting a supplementary charge sheet in the Kathua rape case
  • They also rejected the reports claiming that the girl was not subjected to rape before her killing

The Jammu and Kashmir Police said that they are in the process of submitting a supplementary charge sheet in the Kathua rape case.

The Crime Branch has issued a statement which read, "After completion of all legal formalities of the investigation, a charge sheet was produced in the competent court of law and the investigating agency is in the process of submitting a supplementary charge sheet".

They also rejected the reports claiming that the girl was not subjected to rape before her killing.

"On the strength of opinion furnished by medical experts, it has been confirmed that the victim was found subjected to sexual assault by the accused," the statement further read.

In agreement with the medical report, Section 376 (D) was added in the case.

The statement further stated that according to the medical report, the victim was held in captivity and was given sedatives, her cause of death was asphyxia leading to a cardiopulmonary arrest.

The eight-year-old girl belonged to the Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. She was abducted, drugged, gang-raped, and killed in January.

(With ANI inputs)

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