Last Updated: January 20, 2023, 23:18 IST
The Delhi Police have invoked Section 302 (homicide) of IPC within the hit and run case wherein a 20 yr outdated girl was dragged to dying whereas trapped beneath a automotive within the nationwide capital, a metropolis classes court docket was informed on Friday even because it rejected the bail software of one of the accused.
Additional Sessions Judge Susheel Bala Dagar dismissed the bail software of Deepak Khanna after the prosecution stated the investigation was at an important stage.
Khanna is allegedly among the many 5 occupants of the automotive which hit Anjali Singh, who was using a scooter, and dragged her for round 12 kilometres resulting in her dying on the brand new yr day.
Co-accused Ashutosh Bhardwaj, who was given bail on Tuesday, had stated Khanna was driving the automotive on the time of the incident.
Police, nonetheless, accused Bhardwaj of deceptive the investigation and stated it was co-accused Amit Khanna who was on the wheel.
During the bail proceedings, the prosecution stated Section 302 (homicide) of the Indian Penal Code has been invoked within the case.
The matter was at an important stage of investigation, the prosecution stated.
Khanna’s advocate sought bail, contending the accused was not current within the automotive and was at his residence. Khanna’s presence at his residence could possibly be verified from CCTV footage and his Google stay location, the advocate stated.
Police had arrested Deepak Khanna (26), Amit Khanna (25), Krishan (27), Mithun (26), and Manoj Mittal within the case on January 2. Subsequently, they zeroed in on Ashutosh, who was arrested 4 days later. Another accused Ankush surrendered on January 6 and was launched on bail the subsequent day.
Anjali Singh (20) was killed within the early hours of the brand new yr day after her scooter was hit by a automotive, which dragged her for greater than 12 kilometres from Sultanpur to Kanjhawala.
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