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Exemplary punishment for murderers of eight year old Asifa #JusticeForAsifa

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Asifa Banoo, an eight year old girl from Kathua who was raped and murdered.

Unidentified persons allegedly raped, tortured and killed the eight-year-old girl, idetified as Asifa. On Thursday, that the child’s body was found on Wednesday morning in Hiranagar area, after locals informed her family.

A woman from Rasana village in Hiranagar last saw the girl, at around 3.30 pm on January 10 when she was taking her horses for water, the daily said. “She did not return home and the family feared she had been abducted. We reached the Hiranagar Police Station on January 12,” an unidentified member of the victim’s family said.

Shujaat Bukhari, the editor of Rising Kashmir wrote, “…when one wakes up to know about the horrendous news of kidnapping, rape and killing of 8-year old Asifa Bano in Kathua, this is gruesome incident beyond words. Sadly this savagery has no boundaries. #JusticeForAsifa.”

Jammu and Kashmir police says they have arrested main accused in the case of murder of eight year old girl in Kathua area of jammu.

According to DGP S P Vaid the police have arrested the main accused in the case. He, however, refused to disclose the name of the accused. "All I can say we have arrested the main culprit", he said. 

Asifa's murderers should be identified and punished in an exemplary way, So that such heinous crimes never ever are repeated in Jammu and Kashmir or anywhere else.