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‘Dec 16 gang rape victim’s phone was with accused’

PTI  New Delhi, April 29, 2013
First Published: 23:38 IST(29/4/2013) | Last Updated: 23:43 IST(29/4/2013)

The mobile phone said to be belonging to the December 16 gang rape victim was recovered from the house of one of the accused in the case, a prosecution witness told a fast track court here on Monday.


The witness, a Delhi Police sub inspector who was part of the team that had accompanied accused Vinay Sharma and Pawan Gupta to their residences, also said a pair of bloodstained trousers and undergarments, allegedly belonging to

Pawan, were recovered from his house.

The brutal December 16 gang rape case, in which a 23-year-old student was sexually and physically assaulted and her male friend badly beaten by six people, is being heard on a day-to-day basis by additional sessions judge Yogesh Khanna.

The victim died on December 29 in Singapore due to her injuries after battling for her life.

The officer also told the court that a pair of leather shoes allegedly belonging to the victim’s male friend was also recovered from Vinay’s home.

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