He said he was aghast at the conduct of the female sub-divisional magistrate who recorded the victim’s statement as she writhed in pain.
“No one can imagine that a lady magistrate could have acted the way she did. The words she (my friend) uttered in all that pain. Why were these discredited?”
He said she didn’t want them to be hanged: “She wanted them to be burnt alive.”
Police plan to file a case against Zee News for airing the interview as the matter is sub judice.