Latest News on Kathua Rape Case
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Sep 20, 2018
India rolls out sexual offenders database: WCD ministry favours move, activists point out flaws in systemThe National Crime Records Bureau will be tasked to maintain the database and profile of sexual offenders.
Aug 21, 2018
SC asks Jammu and Kashmir government to file response on custodial torture of Kathua rape case witnessThe Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Jammu and Kashmir government to file its response on a plea alleging custodial torture of the Kathua case witness by 27 August.
Aug 12, 2018
Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Criminal Law (Amendment) Act; provision provides stringent punishment for raping minorsPresident Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act that seeks to provide stringent punishment or death penalty for raping minor girls
Aug 09, 2018
Sense of entitlement, victim-blaming most common traits of sexual offenders, says researcher who interviewed 100 rape convictsSystematic structural changes that address everyday normalised misogynistic attitudes and behaviours are more important than straight away jump to find an all-in-one solution for rapes, says Madhumita Pandey, a lecturer of criminology who interviewed 100 rape convicts
Aug 05, 2018
Kathua rape and murder case: Accused Vishal Jangotra was not in Meerut when incident took place, prove handwriting testsThe crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir have carried out scientific tests to support its probe that Vishal Jangotra, an accused in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, was not in Meerut when the crime took place in January.
Jul 30, 2018
Lok Sabha takes up Bill providing for death penalty to child rape convicts, most members welcome proposed amendmentThe bill stipulates stringent punishment for perpetrators of rape, particularly of girls below 12 years. Death sentence has been provided for rapists of girls under 12 years. The minimum punishment in cases of rape of women has been increased from rigorous imprisonment of seven years to 10 years, extendable to life imprisonment.
Jul 24, 2018
Choudhary Lal Singh floats new political outfit: After PDP, BJP too faces a 'rebellion' of sorts in JammuOn Sunday, ex-minister in the BJP-PDP coalition government, Singh addressed a gathering of more than a thousand people at Teacher Bhawan auditorium in the Gandhi Nagar area of Jammu
Jul 18, 2018
Aseem Sawhney, lawyer representing main accused in Kathua rape and murder, named additional advocate general by J&K govtThe Jammu and Kashmir administration has appointed Aseem Sawhney, the lawyer representing the main accused in the Kathua rape and murder case as the Additional Advocate General
Jul 10, 2018
Law ministry drafts proposal for special fast-track courts to ensure speedy trials in rape cases, recommends 2 months for investigationNew fast-track courts will be set up to deal with rape cases and special forensic kits will be given to all police stations and hospitals.
Jul 05, 2018
Kathua rape and murder case: Pathankot court declares one of the accused as adult based on medical reportWhile seven of the accused, including Kumar, are facing trial in the court here on the directions of the Supreme Court, the eighth accused in the case is facing trial in a juvenile court in Kathua district.