The boys who hit a girl with their automotive and dragged her for about 13 km by way of the streets of west Delhi have made some new revelations throughout their interrogation.
The person who was driving the automotive has informed the police that a couple of km after hitting Anjali Singh’s scooty within the early hours of Sunday, he felt that “one thing was caught” below the automotive, however the different 4 occupants requested him to drive on, sources say.
“It is nothing,” they informed him.
The 5 accused, sources say, have informed the police that they fled the spot after the accident with out realising that Anjali was dragged alongside.
Her physique was later discovered on the highway with out garments and with a damaged again and leg in Delhi’s Kanjhawala sending shock waves throughout the nation on New 12 months.
They’ve additionally confessed to being drunk on the time of the crash. Official sources say they consumed greater than two bottles of liquor contained in the automotive.
The accident befell at round 2 am in Delhi’s Sultanpuri on Sunday when Anjali, who labored at an occasion administration firm, was returning house from work.
Whereas Deepak Khanna was driving, Amit Khanna, Manoj Mittal, Krishan and Mithun had been sitting within the automotive.
After driving for a couple of km, Deepak had realised that one thing was tangled within the undercarriage of the automotive, officers mentioned, including that when he requested the opposite 4 males to examine, they requested him to drive away.
The automotive was stopped in Kanjhawala’s Jonti village after Mithun, who was sitting within the entrance subsequent to Deepak, noticed Anjali’s hand whereas taking a u-turn.
After her physique got here off, the boys, as an alternative of getting down and serving to her, drove away abandoning Anjali.
The accused then returned the automotive, a Maruti Baleno which was twice borrowed, to Ashutosh who had loaned it to them.
When police traced the proprietor of the automotive, Lokesh, he informed them he had loaned it to Ashutosh, who loaned it to his buddies Amit and Deepak.
Investigators have additionally discovered that Anjali was with a pal when the automotive hit her scooter. The pal, sources mentioned, had fled the scene after the crash.
Anjali’s pal Nidhi is now an important eyewitness, police mentioned.
The boys had been arrested on Sunday night time. They’ve been charged of culpable murder not amounting to homicide, inflicting loss of life by negligence and prison conspiracy.
In what might rule out sexual assault, an post-mortem has discovered “no accidents to the personal elements” of Anjali Singh.
Rekha, the girl’s mom, had earlier suspected that Anjali might have been sexually assaulted. “Her garments can’t be fully torn off. Her whole physique was bare once they discovered her. I need a full investigation and justice,” she had mentioned.’
Residence Minister Amit Shah, amid huge protests by locals, has directed Delhi Police Commissioner Sanjay Arora to conduct an intensive inquiry within the case.
Anjali Singh lived together with her mom and youthful siblings in Aman Vihar in Northwest Delhi. Her father died some years in the past.
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