Kathua Gang Rape: Defence Lawyer Questions ‘Intelligence’ of Women

New Delhi: The defence counsel in Kathua rape case has raised further questions on the Jammu and Kashmir Police’s probe into the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl, saying the investigation was led by a woman officer and that it was beyond her “intelligence” to work on this case.
Representing five of the eight accused, Ankur Sharma, told News18 that as a “woman and a new officer”, Shwetambri Sharma would have been “misguided by someone”.

“Around 40 to 50 people have said that they have been tortured by the crime branch to give favourable statements,” claimed the lawyer.
Earlier, speaking to a news website, Deputy Superintendent Shwetambri Sharma had said that the accused also tried to influence her

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