Mumbai: Members of the Indian film fraternity have condemned two rape incidents -- in Kathua and Unnao -- which have sent shockwaves across the country. Celebrities like Javed Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar and Nimrat Kaur and have called it a gut wrenching, horrendous and disgusting act, for which they have demanded justice.

The celebrities have demanded severe punishment for the "blood curdling barbarism".

An eight-year-old girl's body was recovered from Rassana forest in Kathua district of Jammu on January 17, a week after she went missing while grazing horses in the forest area. She was held captive inside a temple, and was sedated before being raped and murdered.

In Unnao in Uttar Pradesh, a case involving the alleged gang rape of a girl by a BJP legislator and others, and the death of her father in police custody, has come to light.

Barbaric Kathua Rape Invites Heavy Criticism On Twitter From Celebrities.

Here are tweets...

Source: IANS