Delhi News: 20 yr old woman hit and dragged by car, killed; accused charged with culpable homicide.
The Delhi police on Monday added sections of culpable homicide not amounting to murder against the five accused in connection with the accident of the woman who was hit by their car and later dragged for 7 km, officials said.
The 20-year-old women’s naked body was found on a road in Kanjhawala in Sultanpuri in the early hours of Sunday. she was killed after a grey Baleno hit her scooty and dragged her around for nearly 7 km in outer Delhi’s Sultanpuri early on Sunday morning. Five men suspected to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident were arrested for causing death by imprudence.
Following the incident, the Delhi police on Sunday arrested five people in connection with the case, namely Deepak Khanna (26), Amit Khanna (25), Krishan (27), Mithun (26) and Manoj Mittal (27).
“My head hangs in shame over the inhuman crime in Kanjhawla-Sultanpuri today morning and I am shocked at the monstrous insensitivity of the perpetrators.
Have been monitoring with
and the accused have been apprehended. All aspects are being thoroughly looked into.”–Lieutenant Governor of Delhi tweeted.
It’s an unfortunate incident that a group of men dragged a woman under their car and she died. I appeal that all the accused should be given stringent punishment & be hanged. It’s rarest of rare crimes: Delhi CM
Meanwhile, DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal took cognisance of the matter and issued a summons to the police.
“Her body was found without clothes on the road. This is a very scary incident. I am issuing a summons to Delhi Police to appear before the panel. What were the security arrangements on the occasion of New Year?” she tweeted.