Students in Kangan march to press for justice in recent rape cases

Students in Kangan Wednesday staged a protest demonstration against two alleged rapes recently in Sumbal and Ganderbal areas that angered people across Kashmir valley.

Students of the Boys Govt Higher Secondary Kangan came out in the main market shouting slogans demanding capital punishment to the accused arrested for allegations of raping a 3-year-old child and a teenager in the two different cases.

Carrying placards the students first assembled in the school premises and later marched through the main market of Kangan up to the office of the sub-district magistrate.

“We want an exemplary punishment to the culprits so that no one in future dares to commit such a heinous crime,” said one of the protesting students.

Latter they disbursed peacefully and went back to their classrooms.

The accused both the case have already been arrested and booked under the stringent POSCO Act.