Heartbroken, ashamed, aghast: Sonam, Alia, Bollywood reacts to Kathua rape victim

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The 8-year-old was kidnapped from Kathua, near Jammu by police reportedly for being Muslim from nomadic Bakerwal tribe.

Sonam Kapoor in a movie still from 'Neerja', Alia Bhatt in a still from 'Udta Punjab'.

Mumbai: The nation today woke up to a heart-wrenching story of an 8-year-old who was drugged, held captive, gang raped over days and then murdered.

Worse of all, the deeds were held in a Hindu temple, by people who claim to be godly and a person who worked for the law.

In spite of the latest reports, the BJP ministers have allegedly sought to defend those being accused.

The whole country, including Bollywood celebrities like Farhan Akhtar (who is also the founder of MARD – Men Against Rape And Discrimination), Sonam Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Richa Chadha, Vir Das and others have reacted to it.

The 8-year-old was kidnapped from Kathua, near Jammu by police personnel reportedly because she was a Muslim from the nomadic Bakerwal tribe.

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