Kanjhawala Case: Another Woman Was Present With Victim, Says Delhi Police
The police added that her statement regarding the incident has been recorded.
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The Delhi Police on Tuesday, 3 January, said that the 20-year-old victim in the Kanjhawala road accident case, was not alone and another woman was present with her at the time of the incident.
The big point: The other woman, whose identity has not been revealed by the Delhi Police, reportedly fled the spot. She did not sustain any injuries, the police added.
What they said: "When we traced the route of the deceased, it was found that she wasn’t alone on her scooty. A girl was with her at the time of the accident. She was not injured, and fled from the spot. She is an eyewitness, and is cooperating with the police," Delhi Police's Special CP Sagar Preet Hooda said, in a press conference.
The story so far: The woman, Anjali Singh, was killed in outer Delhi's Kanjhawala area in the early hours of Sunday, 1 January, after she was mowed down by a car. All five occupants of the car – Mittal, Deepak Khanna (26), Amit Khanna (25), Krishan (27), and Mithun (27) – have since been arrested and sent to three days of police remand.
An FIR has been filed under Sections 279 (Driving or riding on a public way so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life), 304A (Causing death by negligence), and 304 (Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The Ministry of Home Affairs has ordered a detailed enquiry into the matter by IPS Officer Shalini Singh, posted as the Special Commissioner of the Delhi Police’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW).
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