Danish woman’s rape: Court records witness policemen’s statement

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A court here Tuesday recorded the statement of three policemen as witnesses in the gang rape of a 51-year-old Danish woman.

Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja recorded the statement of three policemen — sub-inspector Anand, constables Dharam Pal and Vijay Pal– who were testified as prosecution witnesses.

Anand was the policeman who nabbed first accused in the case, Mahender.

The recording of evidence will be continued on Wednesday.

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

Three minors are also allegedly involved in the case and they are facing an inquiry before the Juvenile Justice Board.

Police had 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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