Simply as Delhi Chief Minster Arvind Kejriwal wrote to the Lieutenant Governor demanding “strictest motion”, even the dying penalty, for the 5 occupants of a automobile that hit and killed a 20-year-old lady in Delhi, Aam Aadmi Celebration employees staged a protest demonstration exterior the LG’s workplace, demanding his resignation over the difficulty.
One of many accused is a BJP member, the AAP has alleged. Addressing the media, AAP’s chief spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj stated Manoj Mittal, one of many 5 accused arrested within the case, is a BJP member and accused Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena and senior officers of Delhi Police of intentionally concealing this data.
Delhi’s Rohini court docket granted the police three days’ remand of the accused to research the case. Delhi police had requested 5 days.
Mr Kejriwal had earlier stated he had spoken to the LG, and he had assured him of sturdy motion.
“Spoke to Hon’ble LG on Kanjhawala incident. Requested him to take exemplary motion in opposition to culprits, strictest sections of IPC shud be slapped in opposition to them. No leniency shud be confirmed even when they’ve excessive political connections. He assured that he’ll take sturdy motion,” he tweeted.
Locals have additionally blocked the highway on the website of the accident, and flocked to the police station demanding swift motion. The police have dispersed the protestors from the Sultanpuri police station, and resumed common visitors.
In Sultanpuri, the place the automobile hit the scooty, folks ransacked AAP MLA Rakhi Bidlan’s automobile in protest.
Mr Kejriwal and his get together have alleged that watered down expenses have been filed within the case, which the police refute, saying expenses can be added after an post-mortem report.
A forensic examination of the automobile discovered no blood or hair of the sufferer inside. Blood was noticed on the backside center of the automobile, the place the physique acquired entangled.
New prime quality safety digicam footage has confirmed a witness account that the girl was dragged below the automobile for over an hour.
The accused, who’ve been arrested, have claimed the automobile home windows have been up and there was loud music contained in the automobile, so they didn’t discover the physique, and fled the spot after they realised what had occurred.
The girl, Anjali, was a resident of Aman Vihar in north-west Delhi. Her mom, Rekha, has alleged sexual harassment. “Her garments can’t be fully torn off. Her total physique was bare after they discovered her. I desire a full investigation and justice,” she stated yesterday.