The gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old girl has cleaved open several faultlines in the state. Hindu versus Muslim. Hindu-majority Jammu-Kathua-Samba-Udhampur versus Muslim-majority Kashmir valley-Chenab valley-Pir Panjal.
A six-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to probe the attack, as reported by news agency, ANI on Friday. The SIT will be headed by DIG South Kashmir, SP Pani. It also includes SSP Anantnag, Altaf Ahmad Khan.