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Mehbooba to ask for fast track court, finish trial in 90 days

Yet in another unprecedented move Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is pushing for a fast-track court to be set up to expedite the Kathua rape and murder case and ensure speedy justice to the family of the 8-year-old Kathua minor girl.

The Chief Minister has also asked for the termination of arrested officers in the case under Section 126-C and Article 311. A People’s Democratic Party (PDP) without wishing to be named said the fast-track court is likely to deliver its verdict in the case within 90 days. The official order regarding the same is expected to be issued today evening.The appointed judge in the case will be hearing the case of the gangrape and murder of 8-year-old girl only, till its closure.


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