Srinagar: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprised of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik Thursday demanded capital punishment for those involved in rape and murder of 8-year old girl in Kathua district.
Addressing a press conference Malik told media representatives “The JRL resolves to fight for the justice to Asifa. We demand all the accused should be hanged.”
Geelani and Mirwaiz, who remained under house arrest also addressed the presser telephonically.
Later, Malik police foiled a protest march of JRL by detaining Malik at Abi Guzar area of Srinagar.
The Kathua girl was found killed after a week she was abducted last month.