Mirwaiz ‘shocked’ at gang-rape & murder of 9-yr-old by kin

Srinagar, Sep 5: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said the details of the rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl in Uri were “shocking and unbelievable”.

“(I am) extremely shocked at the details of the horrific rape and murder of a minor girl child by her family members in Uri,” Mirwaiz said in a tweet.

He said the “heartlessness and moral turpitude” shown by the perpetrators of this crime is “unbelievable” and deeply saddening.

“It calls for severe punishment to the accused,” he added.

Five persons including the step-mother and step-brother of the victim have been arrested for the gang-rape and murder that has shaken the valley.

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