DODA:- Massive protests were held in Doda and other townships of Doda district against Kathua rape and murder incident today. Thousands of students from different educational institutions including colleges of the district took out procession and raised slogans against incident and those who are allegedly trying to Save The culprits by demanding CBI inquiry into the incident. Protesting people also demanded transfer of the case to outside Kathua. Protesting students also demanded action against the UP MLA who allegedly raped a woman in unav Uttar Pradesh. Students also staged a dharna at clock tower Doda where student leaders delivered speeches demanding strong action against the culprits of both the rape incidents. Students of government degree college Doda took out separate procession against the incident. Girls of higher secondary school Doda also boycotted their classes and held protest demonstrations. The procession started from Girls higher secondary school Doda and after passing through various roads of Doda town the procession culminated at old bus stand. It is recalled here that protests continued for fourth consecutive day today. Security arrangements were tightened across the district following continued protest demonstrations in the district.
MOHD ASGAR BATT