Kathua rape case: Court moves trial of out of Kashmir

India's Supreme Court has ruled that the trial of the men accused of the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl must be moved to another state after her family and lawyer said they faced death threats.

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    The trial of eight men accused of raping and murdering an eight-year-old girl in Indian-administered Kashmir has been moved to a neighbouring state.

    India's Supreme Court made the decision, after the victim's family and lawyer said they faced death threats.

    The incident led to protests across the country.

    Al Jazeera's Priyanka Gupta reports.


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