Danish woman’s rape: Accused gets time to file reply

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A local court hearing a case relating to the rape of a Danish woman here granted on Thursday more time to file a reply on Delhi Police’s application for taking on record his medical and potency test report.

As defence counsel told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that he needed time to file reply, the court allowed the plea and listed the matter for January 27.

Additional public prosecutor Atul Srivastava on Tuesday moved an application to urge the court to take on record the medical and potency test report of accused Shyam Lal.

Arjun, Raju alias Chhakka, Mohammad Raja, Mahendra alias Ganja, Raju alias Bajji and Shyam Lal have been charged with robbing and raping a Danish woman at knife-point near New Delhi railway station in January 2014 after she sought directions to her hotel in Paharganj.

Besides, three minors — allegedly also involved in the case — were facing an inquiry before the Juvenile Justice Board.

Police said all the accused were vagabonds who took the woman to an isolated spot near the Divisional Railway Officers’ Club close to the railway station, took away her belongings and then raped her.

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