#Kathua: What is there to protest? Asks Naeem Akhtar

Joanna Estrada
April 21, 2018

"What is there to protest about?" One FIR against the eight accused in the case while the second one has been lodged against the lawyer's body, which allegedly tried to stop the police from filling a charge sheet against the accused.

Government spokesman and Works Minister Naeem Akhter on micro-blogging site said that there was no reason to protest and pelt stones on forces when the case was already solved by placing the accused behind the bars.

The protesters hit the roads in Shopian town and Delina area of Baramulla pelting stones at the security forces, who responded with tear smoke shells to quell the protests. "Shouldn't they be attending classes instead", Akhtar wrote in reply to a tweet. Ministers have resigned. Justice will be delivered. Sends out message that remote is held by others but not CM who also is home minister'.

Pertinently, protests of Students are going on in Kashmir valley against the gruesome rape and murder of an eight year old girl in Kathua.

The districts affected are Srinagar, Ganderbal, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian and Anantnag.

Reports said that the relatives of Chander Prakash staged a protest at his native Khwas village to demand the arrest of the culprits.

An official said that the suspension of the mobile Internet facility is a "precautionary measure for just a few hours".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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