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Supreme Court dismisses plea alleging custodial torture of key Kathua rape-murder case witness

The advocate representing the Jammu and Kashmir Police had last month denied in the top court the allegations levelled in the petition and had said since the witness has been granted bail, the plea has become infructuous.

Lawyer-activist at the centre of Kathua row accused of rape, again

Subsequently, in a public statement, senior Supreme Court advocate Indira Jaising announced that she intended to stop appearing on behalf of the Hussain , a decision she had taken in “view of full support of the #MeToo movement”.


Kathua gangrape-murder: Supreme Court turns down plea seeking fresh probe

One of the accused had approached the court seeking “de-novo investigation”, alleging that the probe by state police Crime Branch was “motivated”.

Kathua rape case: Key witness shifted to another cell over ‘threat to life’ in jail

Hussain, who spearheaded the agitation against the rape-murder an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district, has allegedly been threatened to be “brutally” killed in custody before he reaches the court for his next hearing, which is scheduled on September 25.

Kathua rape-murder case: SC asks JK govt to file reply on alleged custodial torture of witness

The top court was hearing a plea by Talib Hussain, a key witness in the Kathua gang rape-and-murder case, alleging custodial torture by the state police in an alleged rape case lodged against him by his sister-in-law.

Kathua rape case witnesses threatened, Crime Branch tells district police to file cases

The Crime Branch has named 221 witnesses in its first charge sheet and more than 100 in its supplementary charge sheet filed on July 30.


Kathua rape case: SC to hear plea alleging torture of witness Talib Hussain tomorrow

A habeas corpus writ petition alleges that Hussain has been kept in illegal detention and being subjected to custodial torture. Hussain's family alleged that he is being tortured in police custody in a fake rape case.

Kathua rape-murder case: Activist alleges assault in custody, police say he injured himself

Talib Hussain, a social activist who led an agitation seeking justice for the family of an eight-year-old girl who was gangraped and murdered in Kathua district, was briefly admitted to a hospital in Samba with injuries on his head.

Jammu-Kashmir: Activist who led Kathua protests held on rape charge

The rape charge came nearly a month after Talib's estranged wife got an FIR registered at Samba police station, accusing him of domestic violence and attempting to kill her.

Kathua gangrape-murder case: In supplementary chargesheet, SIT adds 132 witnesses, fresh evidence

The supplementary chargesheet mainly comprises evidence collected by the Special Investigation Team since submission of the first chargesheet in April.

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'You cannot silence us': India demands justice in Kathua, Unnao rape cases

Massive protests were organised across India recently demanding justice for the victims of Kathua and Unnao rape cases. While chilling details of the chargesheet in the Kathua rape case shook the nation, people were angry with Uttar Pradesh's government's inaction against the accused BJP MLA in Unnao rape case. He was later arrested by the CBI after the case was transferred to it.

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Will the Kathua gangrape case prove to be PM Modi's undoing?

Will Kathua do damage of the sort of damage to Narendra Modi and the BJP that the Nirbhaya case did to Manmohan Singh and UPA-II?