Kathua rape and murder: Lal Singh, Ganga submit resignations, accepted

Kathua rape and murder case took another turn on Friday evening after two BJP ministers submitted their resignation. Chaudhary Lal Singh served as the minister for forest in the BJP-PDP government in the state while Chander Parkash Ganga held the ministry for commerce and industries.

She also said the two BJP ministers in the state government who participated in the agitation in support of the accused had said they were misled by their supporters and it was wrong on their part to do so.

The BJP has already condemned the ministers' act, Lekhi said before going on to claim that the two were "misled and misguided" by some people. The opposition parties are putting pressure on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to sack the two ministers.

"The lesson for them is allow the law to take its own course before opening your mouth", Lekhi said.

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The rape and killing of the girl, who belonged to the nomadic Bakerwal Muslim community, has become a national issue.

The charge sheet has revealed that the girl was held in a temple, drugged, gang-raped and later killed. A week later, her body was found in the same area. Referring to the Unnao rape case, Lekhi said the police had got the victim's statement recorded before a magistrate a year ago, in which she had not named the MLA. What do you think about the growing violence against women & children?

A Special Investigation Team, formed to probe the incident, has arrested eight people, including two special police officers (SPOs) and a head constable, who was charged with destroying evidence.

Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, BJP national spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said that the BJP has been speaking out against the Kathua and Unnao rape cases - both incidents that have hogged the national limelight in the last few days.

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