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...