Srinagar: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Chairman of the Hurriyat (M) welcomed the court verdict regarding the Kathua rape and murder case and hoped that exemplary punishment is given to the culprits.
In a tweet, Mirwaiz said:
Welcome the court verdict on the kathua gang rape murder case. I hope that exemplary punishment is given to the culprits.
— Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (@MirwaizKashmir) June 10, 2019
Earlier, former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti also welcomed the verdict of the Pathankot court in Kathua gangrape-murder case.
While Abdullah called for severe punishment for the convicted, Mufti hoped that loopholes in judicial system would not be exploited.
Earlier, the lawyer of the victim’s family said that the victory belongs all the communities and added that they will ask forcapital punishment to the convicts.