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Lawyers protest blocking of challan in Kathua rape, murder case

Lawyers protest blocking of challan in Kathua rape, murder case
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Srinagar: Scores of lawyers on Tuesday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar against Jammu based lawyers for obstructing Crime Branch officials from filing charge sheet in Asifa rape and murder case.

“A group of lawyers lead by Babur Qadri  held protest demonstration  in front of High Court Srinagar ,” witnesses said.

Pertinently, on Monday, a group of  lawyers in Jammu prevented Crime Branch (CB) of Jammu and Kashmir Police from filing charge sheet into rape-and-murder of eight-year-old girl Asifa Bano at Court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Kathua.

The move by the lawyers has drawn condemnations and criticism from various quarters.

Notably, Jammu and Kashmir police has already registered a case against the lawyers for obstructing crime branch officials.

 

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