Bollywood fraternity has come out in full force support towards eight-year-old gangrape victim. After Sonam Kapoor, celebrities such as Swara Bhaskar, Gul Panag, Vishal Dadlani, Karan Patel, Mini Mathur, Aahana Kumra, Richa Chadha, Shruti Seth, Raghu Ram and many more. Recently, Sonam Kapoor was trolled for the same post she shared on Instagram. In the picture, the celebrity is holding a placard expressing a clear message ‘Justice For Our Child’. The placard reads as “I am Hindustan. I am Ashamed. #JusticeForOurChild. 8 years old. Gangraped. Murdered. In ‘Devi’-sthan temple. #Kathua.” The placard signifies the shaking of conscience as well as the demand for the justice to the little girl.
Meanwhile, a protest march is being held in the different parts of the country. On April 13, Bollywood celebrities such Sonam Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar Akshay Kumar joined the nationwide campaign seeking justice for the minor girl gang-raped and murdered in Kathua. Anushka Sharma, Abhishek Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Dia Mirza, Richa Chadha, Farhan Akhtar, Javed Akhtar, Atul Kasbekar, Vir Das are among few celebs who took to social media to express their disappointment and anger and demand justice for the little girl.
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According to reports, the minor was held captive inside a temple and was gang-raped several times. Two separate charge sheet has been filed against eight people including a juvenile. On January 10, the victim had gone to the graze horses and did not return home after that. On 12 April when the charge sheet came out, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister stated that her government would bring a law after which no child has to ever suffer like the 8-year-old.
Mufti also expressed her disappointment and tweeted, “We will never ever let another child suffer in this way. We will bring a new law that will make the death penalty mandatory for those who rape minors so that 8-year-old case becomes the last.”