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HindustanTimes Sat,19 Apr 2014

Delhi gang rape victim’s friend deposes in court

PTI  New Delhi, February 19, 2013
First Published: 01:01 IST(19/2/2013) | Last Updated: 01:03 IST(19/2/2013)

The man, who is the sole eyewitness of the December 16 gang rape of a 23-year-old woman in a moving bus, was on Monday cross-examined by the defence in the fast-track court trying the case.

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The youth, a software engineer, had testified as a witness for the prosecution during in-camera proceedings against the five accused, who have pleaded not guilty to the charges of rape and murder framed against them.

His cross-examination will continue on Tuesday.

Apart from the victim’s friend, three others, including a person who had seen the accused destroying evidence after commission of the crime, have already deposed in court.

The 23-year-old woman had died on December 29, 2012 in a Singapore hospital.

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