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Aga Hasan leads protest demands capital punishment for rapist


Budgam, May 12 (KNS): Demanding capital punishment for accused, scores of youth on Sunday staged protest in different parts of Budgam against the alleged rape of a 3-year minor girl from Sumbal area.

The protests were led by president Anjuman Shari Shian and senior separatist leader Aga Syed Hasan Almosvi Alsafvi. Earlier on his direction, a delegation of Anjuman Shari Shian visited the house of rape victim and expressed sympathy with the family. The delegation assured family that Anjuman Shari Shian will take care of the victim in every circumstances.

Aga Syed Hasan lead protests in Budgam and even addressed protesters in Magam. Carrying placards and shouting pro-justice slogans, the protestors demanded exemplary punishment of accused on the fast-track basis.

Aga Syed Hasan said that administration and police should investigate on fast track basis and provide justice to the victim family.

“Kashmiri’s have seen in the past how culprits are being shielded by the agencies, but these things would not be tolerated anymore,” he said.
He said in case of 8-year Kathua girl, people have seen how justice is being denied here.

“Now we are again demanding capital punishment for the accused, otherwise, such things will be repeated,” he said.

The 3 year minor victim was allegedly raped by the 27 year old Tahir Ahmad Mir in Trehgam Sumbal village of Bandipora district.

He said the horrific rape the 3-year-old girl is the big blot on Kashmiri society and accused should be punished.

He added said the culprits should be hanged in public so that it would be a lesson for others.

“If such things will continue Kashmir will become soon unsafe for our daughters,” he said. (KNS)