Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Saturday said public sentiments akin to “baying for blood” of the juvenile accused in the Delhi gangrape and murder case before the conclusion of trial is unfortunate.
The elite special cell of the Delhi Police, sources claim, has been roped in to keep an eye on the four other gangrape accused lodged in Tihar Jail.
The remaining four accused in the December 16 gangrape case were chargesheeted in a court in a separate case of robbery by the Delhi Police on Friday.
Hand on heart, how many of you cheered, or at least felt a bit relieved when you woke up to news of the death of Ram Singh, one of the principal accused in the Delhi December 16 gang-rape case? Namita Bhandare
Delhi gangrape case main accused Ram Singh was cremated by his kin on Wednesday in Kallahdah village of Karauli district, police said.
The Delhi Police says it found no evidence against eight youths held in connection with the death of constable Subhash Tomar during the protests against the Delhi gangrape in December last year.
The Delhi Police have stepped up efforts to keep an eye on the visitors of ‘high-profile’ criminals lodged in Tihar Jail. The move comes after the alleged suicide of one of the December 16 gang rape accused laid bare the apparent lack of vigil on prisoners.
Tihar jail authorities told the court hearing the December 16 gang rape trial that prime accused Ram Singh committed suicide.
In the face of a warning by their neighbours at the Ravi Dass slum cluster, the parents of Delhi gang rape accused Ram Singh did not take his body to their house in the dingy slum and chose to transport it directly to their native Karauli in Rajasthan.
The remaining four accused in the Delhi gang rape shifted to separate cells with CCTV cameras for round-the-clock surveillance
Month-long exhibition will display works of five artists voicing their dissent against the current grim situation in the city.
Delhi police today gave a clean chit to eight people accused as responsible for constable Subhash Tomar's death during the anti-rape protests in December last year.
The alleged suicide by Ram Singh has so unnerved the other four accused in the Delhi gangrape case that they want to get out of Tihar as fast as possible — and preferably on bail.