On Thursday Supreme Court give permission to three witnesses in the Kathua gangrape and murder case to be accompanied by their relatives if they are called for more examination by the police. Police said that “A relative of each witness shall be allowed to accompany him but relative shall not enter the investigation room, they shall remain at a reasonably visible distance.
The court hearing a plea to the police had coerced make a statement against juvenile accused. The juvenile was their classmate in college. The bench did not grant permission to do photography.
The bench said “we hope and trust the state shall carry investigation in a fair manner”
Senior advocate P S Patwalia and lawyer Shoeb Alam, appearing for J&K, submitted a status report and said that the witnesses were required to be further examined, as it had appeared that they may have misled the probe.