Srinagar: Government on Tuesday announced handing over the case of murdering 8-year-old Asifa Bano in Kathua district last week to crime branch for probe.
Minister Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri informed the assembly that to probe the murder of minor girl, the case has been handed over to crime branch.
Veeri according said that the agency will start fresh probe in to the incident.
Pertinently, Asifa Bano was abducted on Jan 10 and her dead body was found on Jan 17 near her native village Rassana in Hiranagar.
The legislators blamed the concerned police for allegedly hushing up the case and staged massive protests in the state assembly following which Government suspended the concerned SHO.