Teen arrested for murder of nomadic girl in Kathua
The Minister told the assembly that the boy had confessed to the crime
A 15-year-old boy had been arrested for the murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, an issue that has led to uproar in the state assembly. The body of the nomadic 'Bakerwal' (goatherd) girl had been found in Hira Nagar area of Kathua district on Wednesday. The girl had been abducted last week.
State Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Abdul Rehman Veeri told the state assembly on Friday that a 15-year-old boy had been arrested for the murder. The Minister told the assembly that the boy had confessed to the crime.
Earlier, pandemonium marred the proceedings of Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Friday as the opposition created an uproar over the murder of the girl.
As the speaker took his seat to start the day's proceedings, MLAs of opposition National Conference (NC) and the Congress stood up to protest the murder. Minister Veeri tried to calm the opposition by assuring that a special investigating team (SIT) had been formed to probe the murder, but the unrelenting opposition continued to raise uproar.
The content/reporting displayed on our website www.mid-day.com is provided "AS-IS," "AS AVAILABLE, by us from third party, agencies, sources, without any verification from our side. It may contain error, bugs and other limitations. The reader's can rely on the content at their own will. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability, data, text, images, video, messages, or any other material whatsoever or for any claims/loss/action that the reader may suffer as a result of relying on the content on our site. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever.
Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.comSubscribe
Raj Thackeray calls for peace, gets support from cousin Uddhav Thackeray