ML condemns Sumbal minor girl’s rape

Srinagar: Muslim League on Tuesday condemned the rape of a minor girl in Sumbal in north Kashmir’s Bandipora and termed it shocking, unfortunate, gruesome and inhuman act.
In a statement, the spokesperson said that this unfortunate and gruesome incident needs a thorough investigations and the culprit of this immoral act needs to be awarded an exemplary punishment.
“The incident has not only left the conscience of every Kashmiri badly shaken but brought every head down in shame,” he said.
He demanded that the investigations be conducted on a fast track basis and accused punished sternly so that no such act is repeated in future.
He added that while this shameful and heart-breaking incident has pierced through our hearts and minds and left all of us shocked, some people might take advantage and try to divide us in the name of sects and tribes. “The affected kid belongs to all of us and we all share the pain and agony of her family and stand firmly behind them,” he said, added we all want the culprit to be brought to justice.
The party urged and stressed people across all sections to maintain unity and brotherhood and to exhibit patience and discipline.