Sumbal rape: Court takes suo-moto cognizance, directs IGP Kashmir to file status report by Friday

Sumbal rape: Court takes suo-moto cognizance, directs IGP Kashmir to file status report by Friday

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Wednesday took sou-moto cognizance of the Sumbal minor rape case and sought report from Inspector General of Kashmir by Friday.

The direction was passed by Division Bench of High Court, Srinagar wing comprising of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Tashi Rabstan through Senior Additional Advocate General (AAG), B A Dar to State Police seeking a report into the horrific incident.

The court observed the State that such horrific incidents are to be seriously dealt with and the children are to be protected from such gruesome & violent incidents.

State Counsel B A Dar made a submission to this that he will by this evening will check all the developments related to this and will accordingly inform the court about the matter.