Delhi’s Anjali Singh, whose dying after being dragged by a automobile for 13 km has sparked huge outrage, was not alone when her scooter met with an accident, sources have mentioned.
In a brand new twist to the capital shocker, which happened within the early hours of this New 12 months, investigators have discovered that 20-year-old Anjali was with a good friend when a Maruti Baleno automobile hit her scooter. The good friend, sources mentioned, acquired minor accidents within the crash and fled the scene.
Anjali’s leg, investigators mentioned, bought caught within the axle of the automobile and he or she was dragged together with the car.
Police sources mentioned they’ve tracked down the girl and can file her assertion as a part of the probe.
The brand new findings got here to the fore when police had been getting ready a route map to get extra readability on what occurred that evening.
The probe into the incident, which has but once more prompted questions on the security of ladies in Delhi, is throwing up new twists day by day.
The investigation has thus far discovered that the accident happened at Sultanpuri in west Delhi. The 5 males within the automobile have admitted that they had been drunk on the time of the crash. Panicked, they drove away, unaware that Anjali was dragged alongside, the accused have instructed police.
Deepak Khanna, who was on the wheel, has instructed police that as they drove away, he felt “one thing was caught”, however others dismissed him.
The automobile allegedly drove for about 13 km dragging the 20-year-old girl by way of the streets. Whereas the automobile was taking a U-turn at Kanjhawala, one in every of accused Mithun noticed a hand beneath the car. As soon as the automobile was stopped, the physique got here off. The accused then fled the scene, they’ve instructed police.
Footage of a number of CCTV cameras on the streets has captured the evening horror. One of many movies, now viral, reveals the automobile making a U-turn with the girl’s physique caught to it.
An eyewitness has mentioned that he shouted out when he noticed the physique being dragged, however the automobile didn’t cease. He then knowledgeable police and chased the car on his two-wheeler. Police ultimately reached when the physique had come off and the accused had fled the scene.
All 5 accused have been arrested and the girl’s post-mortem report is awaited. They’ve been charged with culpable murder not amounting to homicide, rash driving and inflicting dying by negligence.
Whereas the girl’s household has alleged that she was sexually assaulted, police have mentioned they haven’t discovered any proof of this.
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