Srinagar, Apr 16: Commenting about the gruesome rape and murder of 8-year-old girl of Kathua, the mother of Jyoti Singh, Asha Devi, has said that the slow pace of judicial system is responsible for rapes as it has not instilled fear in culprits.
Talking to media, Nirbhaya’s mother said:
“The crimes like #Unnao and #Kathua rape cases were taking place as the slow pace of judicial system is not instilling any fear in the minds of culprits.”
The rape and murder of eight-year-old Bakerwal girl, who was raped inside a temple, has created a humongous controversy in the state.
So far, two of rightwing BJP ministers, who addressed the pro-rapist rally in Kathua.
One of the minister of the rightwing BJP, Minister for Forest, Choudhary Lal Singh has said that he attended the rally on party’s instructions.
“I and my colleague Chander Prakash Ganga attended Hindu Ekta Manch rally on the instructions of party president Sat Sharma,”
Lal Singh told Rising Kashmir
The Jammu Bar Association also backed the pro-rapist rally and backed the rapist.
The child was kidnapped on January 10. Over the next week, she was drugged, starved, repeatedly gangraped and then murdered.
It has been alleged that the crime was committed to warn off the Muslim nomadic community away from the areas belonging to Hindus.
A group of 49 retired civil servants wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, holding him responsible for what they called a “terrifying state of affairs”.