'Only CBI probe can ensure justice in Kathua murder case'
Jammu: The Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) workers today staged a protest here, demanding a CBI probe into the rape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old girl in January.
Led by JKNPP chairman Harsh Dev Singh, activists of the party today assembled in front of the CBI office here and said that only the premier investigate agency of India could ensure justice in the case.
The protesters raised slogans against the governments, both state and central, and later submitted a memorandum addressed to Director CBI through the regional CBI SP Jai Parkash Mishra.
Mishra assured the delegation that their memorandum would be sent to the CBI director as well as the DG of J&K Police.
"The CBI would have no problem in investigating the matter in case it was handed over to it by the competent authority," said Mishra. The protesters demanded impartial and fair investigation into the murder case "so that the actual perpetrators of heinous crime are booked under the law".