Kathua Verdict: justice delivered!!Today, on 10/06/2019, the special court in Pathan Court, Punjab, has delivered judgment in Kathua rape case. The court has convicted six out of seven accused. One juvenile has got acquitted because of lack of evidence. out of six convicted, three of them including prime accused were sentenced for life imprisonment of 25 years for kidnapping, murder, rape and common intentions under sections 366, 302, 336 and 34 of Ranbir Penal Code(RPC) respectively. Remained three convicted were police officers punished for five years of imprisonment for the destruction of evidence under section 201 of RPC.
It was a heinous crime and the whole nation was in shock and anger. The judiciary was expected to pronounce a strong verdict which will set an example but what they actually pronounced is, in my opinion, very soft considering the gravity of the crime.
In my opinion, all the accused are supposed to be hanged and that's the only way of justice for such heinous crimes.