No Evidence To Ascertain If 9-Year-Old Raped Before Being Killed: Police To Court


No Evidence To Ascertain If 9-Year-Old Raped Before Being Killed: Police To Court

The police have filed a case of rape, homicide in opposition to the accused (Representational)

New Delhi:

The Delhi Police instructed a metropolis courtroom that no proof might be collected to this point to determine whether or not the nine-year-old woman was raped earlier than allegedly being killed close to the Delhi Cantonment in southwest Delhi earlier this month.

The investigating officer (IO) of the case instructed the courtroom that the disclosure statements of the 4 accused have revealed that two of them – Radhey Shyam, the 55-year-old priest of the crematorium, and the crematorium’s worker Kuldeep Singh – had raped and killed the woman.

The different accused – Salim Ahmad and Laxmi Narayan, each staff on the crematorium – had helped them in attempting to cremate the woman, the IO instructed the courtroom.

“The IO has further admitted that neither any statement of any eye witness nor any other evidence, including medical or scientific could be collected so far to confirm as to whether the child was raped or not. He has further submitted that at this stage, he cannot conclusively say as to whether the child was raped or not,” the courtroom famous within the order handed on August 12.

The disclosure statements of the accused individuals earlier than the police, until supported by different proof, are usually not admissible beneath legislation.

Special Judge Ashutosh Kumar, in the meantime, awarded Rs 2.5 lakh as “interim relief” to the mom of the kid who has died.

The courtroom, nevertheless, didn’t grant additional interim aid on the extra floor of the alleged rape of the woman, in view of the submissions of the IO and “in view of the fact that the investigating agency itself is not sure as to whether the victim was raped or not, the interim compensation qua the same is not allowed at this stage.”

The choose granted the freedom to the events involved to maneuver a contemporary software relating to compensation for rape, in case the investigating company collects additional materials or involves the conclusion that the kid was raped.

As per the federal government scheme, the utmost compensation awardable in case of lack of life is Rs 10 lakh. The courtroom granted 25 p.c of the compensation quantity as interim aid.

The courtroom, in the meantime, despatched the 4 accused, who had been all recognized to the woman’s mom, to 14-day judicial custody.

According to the FIR, the woman was raped, murdered, after which cremated with out her dad and mom’ consent.

The case was just lately transferred to the Delhi Police’s crime department.

The Delhi Police has registered a case in opposition to the 4 accused on the idea of the assertion of the woman’s mom, who alleged that her daughter was raped, murdered, and cremated with out the household’s consent on August 1.

The accused have been charged beneath related Sections of the Indian Penal Code for “murder”, “rape” and “criminal intimidation”, together with the related sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the SC/ST Act.


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