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Kotkhai rape case: Himachal Pradesh High Court gives 2 weeks time to CBI to submit status report

A class X girl had gone missing on July 4 while she was returning from the school. Her parents lodged a complaint with the police after her body was found in the Haliala forest two days later.


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Kothkai rape case: Himachal Pradesh High Court gives 2 weeks time to CBI to submit status report (Photo -PTI)

Kothkai rape case: Himachal Pradesh High Court gives 2 weeks time to CBI to submit status report (Photo -PTI)

New Delhi :  

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday gave two weeks time to CBI to file elaborated status report on Kotkhai minor rape and murder case. The court will take up the matter for next hearing on October 25.

A class X girl had gone missing on July 4 while she was returning from the school. Her parents lodged a complaint with the police after her body was found in the Haliala forest two days later.

The student was raped and murdered after she took a lift in a vehicle driven by one of the accused Rajender.

In July, a Nepalese labourer accused in the case was killed allegedly by another accused in the Kotkhai Police Station.

Later, the state government had ordered a CBI probe into the matter.

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First Published: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:17 PM


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