HYDERABAD: The Kathua outrage has not only united the whole nation but people across the globe joined together to fight for justice for the 8-year-old.
The unfortunate incident took a whole new dimension after photographs of a group of men on Monday spreading a beware sign at the Istanbul Airport.
The pictures of Istanbul citizens sporting a white T-shirt with quotes displayed behind caution women visitors in India generated a lot of buzz on social media platforms and messaging application WhatsApp.
The quotes: are:
“Beware in sending your females to India, #Justicefor_________,” said one.
Another message says, “Women are not worthy as cows in India, #Justicefor_______.”
“Women! Let India be your last country to visit, as it’s your graveyard. #Justicefor_______,” read the other one.
However, people on social media pointing out the pictures that went viral seem photoshopped.
The eight-year-old victim, who belonged to Bakerwal Muslim community was abducted on January 10 and held captive inside a temple in Rasana village of Hiranagar area.
Her attackers, which included temple official and policemen, drugged and raped repeatedly before being murdered. Her body was found dumped in the adjoining forest area on January 17.
The family had trouble even burying the body as some locals disallowed burial accusing the family of trying to occupy land in the name of a graveyard.
Father of the victim has told the media the body was finally buried in far away forest lands.
The chargesheet has revealed gory details about the crime and this has led to a public outcry in various parts of the country.
All eight accused including Sanji Ram, a former revenue official and the alleged mastermind of the heinous crime were presented on Monday before Kathua Chief Judicial Magistrate A.S. Langeh amid tight security as the trial began.
The trial court will hear the matter on April 28.