Kathua rape-murder case: Six of 7 convicted

Pathankot: A Special Court in Pathankot in Punjab on Monday convicted six out of the seven in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua.

The trial began in a court here a year back. Arguments on quantum of punishment is likely to be announced at 2 p.m.

The day-to-day in-camera trial began in the first week of June last year after the Supreme Court directed that the case be shifted out of Jammu and Kashmir.

Six persons convicted by Pathankot court- Sanji Ram, Anand Dutta, Parvesh Kumar, Deepak Khajuria, Surender Verma and Tilak Raj. Verdict yet to come on Vishal,” says Advocate Mubeen Farooqui, representing victim’s family.