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Javed Akhtar demands justice for Asifa the Kathua rape victim

The alleged murder and rape of an 8-year-old Kashmiri girl in Kathua has sparked much outrage. Bollywood celebrities are up in arms against the culprits and are demanding justice for the victims. Asifa an eight-year-old girl, whose body was recovered from Rassana forest in Kathua district on January 17, a week after she went missing while grazing horses there. She was held captive inside a temple, and was sedated before being repeatedly raped and murdered. The culprits are a lawkeeper and a temple incharge.

Check out the faces of the culprits who committed the horrifying crime:

The victim who hails from a Bakarwal tribe. Her father died in custody after he reportedly urged them to register a case against the accused. The survivor has now been going from pillar to pillar, while living in the fear of losing her uncle, too. (Also Check: Bollywood Celebrities demand justice in Unnao, Kathua rape cases

Writer poet Javed Akhtar has slammed the culprits and demanded justice for the young girl. He wrote,

He further tweeted,

Javed Akhtar tweeted that Asifa belonged to the Bakerwali tribe who had informed the army about the infiltration during the Kargil War.

We hope justice prevails for Asifa.

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