Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal right this moment demanded loss of life penalty for the 5 males who allegedly dragged a 20-year-old lady for kilometers after her scooty was hit by their automobile.
Her physique was later discovered on the street with out garments and with damaged again and legs in Delhi’s Kanjhawala.
Calling the incident “rarest of uncommon”, the Chief Minister mentioned the culprits must be given the strictest punishment. “What occurred to the lady may be very shameful. The culprits must be punished severely. They need to be hanged,” he mentioned.
“It’s a rarest of uncommon crime. I do not know the place society is heading,” Mr Kejriwal mentioned.
The 20-year-woman died on New Yr morning after her scooty was hit by the accused’s automobile and she or he was dragged for greater than an hour.
An eyewitness advised the police that the automobile driver dragged the physique of the woman, which acquired entangled within the undercarriage, for 18 to twenty kms.
The automobile – a Maruti Suzuki Baleno – was traced final night time, and the 5 occupants had been caught from their homes.
“Police arrested the accused on the idea of the registered automobile quantity. The accused mentioned their automobile met with an accident with a scooty, however they had been unaware that she was dragged together with their automobile for a number of kilometres,” an official mentioned.
Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena tweeted that he was “shocked on the monstrous insensitivity of the perpetrators” and was monitoring the case.
“Whilst each doable assist/assist and past, to the household of the sufferer might be ensured, I attraction to all to not resort to opportunistic scavenging. Let’s collectively work in direction of a extra accountable and delicate society,” he mentioned in one other tweet.
My head hangs in disgrace over the inhuman crime in Kanjhawla-Sultanpuri right this moment morning and I’m shocked on the monstrous insensitivity of the perpetrators.
Have been monitoring with @CPDelhi and the accused have been apprehended. All points are being totally regarded into.
— LG Delhi (@LtGovDelhi) January 1, 2023
The sufferer was a resident of Aman Vihar. She is survived by her mom and youthful siblings. She was the eldest. Her father died some years in the past.
Rekha, the lady’s mom, alleged the lads had sexually assaulted her. “Her garments can’t be fully torn off. Her total physique was bare after they discovered her. I need a full investigation and justice,” she mentioned.