Bandipora minor”s rape | Protests continue in city centre


Protests continued in city-centre here on Tuesday against the alleged rape of a minor in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. 
Throughout the day, representatives of various NGOs, socio-religious organisations staged demonstrations at Press Enclave demanding stringent punishment to the  accused. Protestors also took our protest rallies at Residency Road and Ghanta Ghar amid heavy deployment of police.
“We want capital punishment to the rape accused,” said Syed Ali Rizvi, president, Ladakh Hussaini youth federation.
"Such incidents enrage people. We will leave no stone unturned to ensure justice to the victim," said Khuram Wani, member of Kashmir Reform group, a socio-political group. The protest was joined by members from different sects.
Hundreds of students from various city colleges took out protest march from Residency Road to Ghanta Ghar. “Exemplary punishment should be given to whosoever is involved in such inhuman acts. A stringent punishment will act as a deterrent against such incidents,” said a group of female students at Ghanta Ghar.
They urged the administration to fast track basis investigation into the case.

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