New top quality safety digital camera footage has confirmed a witness account that the 20-year-old girl, killed on Sunday early morning after her scooty was allegedly hit by a automotive, was dragged underneath the automotive for over an hour.
The brand new CCTV footage exhibits the Maruti Baleno automotive making a U-turn on a street in Kanjhawala in North West Delhi, the place the eyewitness, Deepak Dahiya, runs a confectionary store.
Mr Dahiya had mentioned he noticed the automotive take a U-turn after hitting the scooty. The footage, recorded at 3.34 am, exhibits the automotive returning to the spot the place the physique was discovered. The physique may be clearly seen underneath the automotive.
The witness mentioned the automotive driver dragged the physique of the lady, which acquired entangled within the undercarriage, for 18 to twenty kms, and drove that method for about one-and-a-half hour. Police mentioned the physique was dragged for 13 kms.
“It was 3:20 am…I used to be standing exterior the store after I heard a loud noise from a car about 100 meters away. Earlier I believed it was a tire burst. As quickly because the automotive moved, I noticed a physique being dragged. I knowledgeable the police instantly,” Mr Dahiya informed information company ANI.
Mr Dahiya had mentioned the accused repeatedly drove on the identical street, taking a number of U-turns.
“I attempted to cease them many occasions, however they didn’t cease the car. For about one-and-a-half hours, they carried the lady’s physique for about 20 km,’ he mentioned.
He chased the automotive along with his bike and was in touch with the police. After the physique fell from the automotive, the accused fled, he mentioned.
“It couldn’t be simply an accident,” Mr Dahiya confused.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has known as the incident “shameful” and mentioned he hopes the culprits get the strictest punishment.
“What occurred to our sister in Kanjhawala could be very shameful. I hope that the culprits might be punished severely,” he tweeted in Hindi, together with a newspaper clipping that claims the police have registered the case underneath lighter sections of the regulation.
कंझावला में हमारी बहन के साथ जो हुआ, वो बेहद शर्मनाक है। मैं उम्मीद करता हूँ कि दोषियों को कड़ी से कड़ी सज़ा दी जाएगी। pic.twitter.com/Mmuuf8HnWl
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) January 2, 2023
The automotive was traced, and the 5 occupants have been caught from their homes.
The accused, who’ve been arrested, have claimed the automotive home windows have been up and there was loud music contained in the automotive, so they didn’t discover the physique, and fled the spot after they realised what had occurred.