8-Year-Old Girls Gang Rape And Murder Sets Fire To India Tensions
The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl has inflamed religious tensions and sparked widespread protests.
The case is threatening to further destabilize an already restive region.
The horrific crime was committed in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
The small, lifeless body of the girl was recovered from a forest in the isolated Himalayan district of Kathua in late January after an extensive police search.
Her identity is protected by Indian law.