A section of Vernacular Press and social media have launched up propaganda to paint kurta gang rape accused as innocent. There are rumours that the victim was not sexually assaulted and upcoming all colour was being given to the case.
Reacting to the propaganda, Kathua police has clarified that the victim was not only sedated, kept in illegal confinity but was also sexually assaulted.
“Constrained by these reporters, it is to place on record that our strength of opinion furnished by medical experts it has been confirmed that the victim was found subjected to sexual assault by the accused”.
” The medical report has also find that hymen of the victim was not found intact. Accordingly ,on the basis of medical opinion section 376 (D) of IPC was added in the case ”
“In addition to this, medical opinion has established beyond doubt that the victim was held in captivity and administered sedatives and her cause of Death was asphyxia leading to cardio pulmonary arrest”, said the statement issued by Kathua police.
Supplementary charge sheet in Kathua gang rape
Kathua police officials said that a supplementary charge sheet is being submitted in the court as regards the FIR number 10 registered on January 12, 2018 at Hira Nagar police station of Kathua.
“After completion of all legal formalities of Investigation ,chargesheet was produced in the competent court of law and investigating agency is in the process of submitting supplementary chargesheet ,” a release said.