Published On : Wed, Mar 9th, 2016

Indian Army rapes women in Kashmir: Kanhaiya Kumar at JNU

Kanhaiya KumarNew Delhi/Nagpur: After being charged with sedition, Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar has stoked another controversy by saying that the Indian soldiers rape women in Kashmir.

Addressing students in JNU on the occasion of International Women’s Day, Kumar said he would raise his voice against human rights violation and AFSPA [Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act] in Kashmir.

Kanhaiya was arrested by the Delhi Police on February 12 on charge of sedition for allegedly raising anti-national slogans at a cultural event organised on the campus on February 9 to commemorate the third anniversary of the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

Kumar was granted conditional six-month interim bail by the Delhi High Court on March 02.