SRINAGAR: The family of the raped and murdered eight-year-old silently cast off their home in Rasana village late on Tuesday after the Jammu Bar Association called a strike to protest against the mishandling investigation of J&K police into the case.
According to media reports and Sources of TOI, Asifa’s father Muhammad Yusuf Pujwala has fled and left for an unknown place along with his wife, two children and livestock.
Earlier, it was said that the family had intentions to leave for Kashmir next month.
The pro-autonomy Hurriyat Conference, led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, on Thursday laid blame on the state administration and police of being “mute spectators”.
On the other hand, the Jammu Bar Association, with the active support of Jammu Kashmir Panthers Party led by Bhim Singh, was enforcing bandhs and taking out rallies in favour of the rapists and murderers.
Meanwhile, civil society members have also held the protest against the frightening crime. On Wednesday, students, youths and civil society members staged a protest at Pratap Park in Srinagar.
Politicizing whole issue the Protestor, former vice-president of JNU students union Shehla Rashid led protest against manifest attempts of BJP to communalize the case and warned BJP to keep its dirty politics out of Jammu and Kashmir.