Protests seeking justice for Kathua girl turn violent in Anantnag, seven injured

Polytechnic students protest

Reports said the clashes broke out near Jamia Masjid main town Shopian between forces and students coming out from various coaching centres.

Similar reports of student protests were reported at Saki Dafar here on morning.

According to sources, the students carrying banners assembled at KP road area and started taking out a march seeking justice for the eight-year-old girl who was gangraped and murder in Jammu's Kathua.

Mobile Internet services have been temporarily suspended in Srinagar city, while the high-speed network was throttled in parts of south Kashmir today as a precautionary measure to check rumour mongering in the wake of recent protests demanding justice for the Kathua rape victim. Reports said that students hit to roads and pelted stones on deployed forces. The protesters were demanding justice for minor Kathua girl.

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Students of Government Polytechnic College Nagam, Chadoora, Budgam also staged protest demonstrations leading to clashes between them and forces who used tear smoke shells resulting in injuries to students.

President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday condemned the Kathua rape and murder case as "heinous" and "shameful". "We all have to think where we are going.What are we giving to future generation?", he said. "While protests over the brutal Kathua rape and murder are held across the world, but when we come out to protest, bullets and pellets are being showered upon us", she added.

Necessary steps have been taken for setting up of State Commission for Protection of Child Rights in J&K, a spokesperson said yesterday.

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