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City in Jammu and Kashmir, India

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Kathua: City in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Kathua (kəˈθʊə), is a city and a Municipal Council in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, near its southern border with Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. The city is also the gateway to the state and a big industrial town with army presence.Kathua along with its satellite township of Lakhanpur in J&K and the nearby city of Pathankot in Punjab constitute the Kathua-Pathankot twin city urban area. Kathua is the second largest city in Jammu division after Jammu city. Kathua is connected via the public road network with Jammu, Chandigarh, Delhi, Pathankot and Amritsar. Kathua divided into 19 blocks: Bani, Basohli, Baggan, Kathua, Billawar, Hiranagar, Nagri, Barnoti, Marheen, Dinga Amb, Duggain, Duggan, Lohai-Malhar Mahanpur, Mandli, Nagrota Gujroo, Bhoond, Dhar Mahanpur, Keerian Kandyal, & has approximately 512 villages.


Forced to admit Kathua charges: Vishal Jangotra

After getting released, Vishal claimed that he was ruthlessly tortured by the police to own up to an offence he did not commit
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Kathua convict's kin feel unsafe, start migrating

Sanji Ram, Deepak Khajuria and Parvesh Kumar were sentenced to life imprisonment on Monday but his son, Vishal Jangotra, was acquitted by the judge.
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Kathua case: Failure to verify alibi of Vishal led to his acquittal, says court

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Conviction in Kathua case will act as a deterrent: Mayawati

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Kathua case: Chief investigator regrets Vishal's release on benefit of doubt

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Kathua, Unnao, Aligarh... how bad is India's rape problem?

Every hour, two girls below the age of 18 years were raped in India in 2016. That figure in 2005 was one girl raped every two hours, according to data from the National Crime Records Bureau.
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3 of 6 guilty in Kathua rape & murder sentenced to life

The other three get 5 yrs in jail; 1 accused walks
DNA - Published

Life terms for 3 in Kathua gang rape and murder case

Key accused Sanji Ram, his friend Parvesh Kumar and special police officer Deepak Khajuria were held guilty under various sections and sentenced for life. The three men were awarded multiple sentences..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kathua case: Timeline of events

An 8-year-old girl belonging to a nomadic community of Kashmir had gone missing last year on 10th January, 2018.
DNA - Published

Young bird’s flight cut short, says judge in Kathua case, gives accused life in prison

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Why Kathua accused convicted under RPC

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Police may challenge sole acquittal in Kathua case: IGP

The Jammu and Kashmir police Monday said it may challenge the acquittal of the seventh accused in the Kathua gang rape-cum-murder case, in which three persons were sentenced to jail till their last..
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Verdict gives hope that such brutalities will not go unpunished: V K Singh on Kathua case

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Kathua perpetrators acted as if law of jungle prevalent in society: Judge

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NCW chairperson demands capital punishment for Kathua case convicts

NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma demanded capital punishment for the 6 convicts in the Kathua gang rape-murder case, saying the J&K government should appeal in higher court. A court on Monday sentenced to..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP should answer why its then ministers in J&K supported accused in Kathua case: Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi Monday said the BJP should answer why its ministers in the previous Jammu and Kashmir government attended a rally in support of the accused in the Kathua case.
IndiaTimes - Published

Kathua rape and murder case: Three accused sentenced to life imprisonment, three policemen get five years jail term

Harsh punishment given to three accused.
DNA - Published

Kathua rape: Six out of seven accused held guilty

The special court on Monday sentenced all seven accused guilty in the Kathua rape and murder case that shocked the nation in January last year. District and sessions judge Pathankot, Tejwinder Singh,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kathua rape and murder case: Six convicted by Pathankot court, one acquitted

Six out of 7 accused convicted.
DNA - Published

Kathua rape, murder case verdict today

An eight-year-old girl from a minority nomadic community was kidnapped on January 10, 2018 and allegedly gang raped in captivity in a village temple in Kathua district, according to the J&K police..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kathua Rape case verdict to be delivered on Monday by Special Court

The verdict in the case of rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir will be delivered by a special court here on Monday.
DNA - Published

Over 2,500 bunkers constructed along LoC, IB in Jammu this year so far: Officials

Over 2,500 bunkers have been constructed along the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) in Jammu region this year so far, officials said on Saturday. Over 10,000 bunkers are to be..
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