Danish woman’s rape: Victim identifies all accused

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A Danish woman, allegedly gangraped by six vagabonds last year, appeared before a court here on Wednesday and identified all the accused in the case.

According to court sources, the victim identified the six men and told the court that she was sexually assaulted by the accused.

The woman, who was testifying as prosecution witness in the case, appeared before the court in pursuance of summons issued on her.

The victim’s statement was recorded during in-camera proceedings presided over by additional sessions judge Kaveri Baweja.

The recording of the statement of other witnesses will be continued Thursday.

Arjun, Raju alias Chhakka, Mohammad Raja, Mahendra alias Ganja, Raju alias Bajji and Shyam Lal have been chargesheeted for robbing and raping the Danish woman at knife-point near New Delhi Railway Station in January, 2014.

It occurred after she sought directions to her hotel in central Delhi’s Paharganj area.

Two minor are also involved in the alleged offence and they are facing an inquiry before the Juvenile Justice Board here.

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

 

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