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Supreme Court transfers Kathua rape case trial to Pathankot Court

In-camera proceedings would be held. Next date of hearing in the case is July 9.

The victim’s father had moved the apex court earlier, seeking shifting of the trial to Chandigarh and handing over investigation to the CBI citing threat to the family, a friend and their lawyer.

An eight-year-old girl had disappeared from her home in a village near Kathua in Jammu region on January 10. The girl was gangraped and killed in the same area a week later.

 

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