Judge inspects crime spots in 2007 serial killings case
An additional sessions judge of a Delhi court on Sunday inspected various spots, including the Tihar Jail entrance, where an alleged serial killer had dumped decapitated bodies after murdering the victims in 2007.delhi Updated: Mar 05, 2012 01:06 IST
An additional sessions judge of a Delhi court on Sunday inspected various spots, including the Tihar Jail entrance, where an alleged serial killer had dumped decapitated bodies after murdering the victims in 2007.
ASJ Kamini Lau visited various spots in the city from where some headless bodies and remaining parts of victims, who were killed by accused Chander Kant Jha, were recovered.
“After going through the statement of accused (Jha), this court is of the view that since the entire controversy in the present case revolves around the recovery of human parts at the pointing out of the accused ...it is necessary for the court to visit and inspect the spots and places in terms and provisions of section 310 of the CrPC,” ASJ Lau had said in the last hearing of the case.
Among the spots visited by the judge included Tihar Jail, Tis Hazari Courts complex and Yamuna Bank.
She also inspected Jha’s residence in Alipur area where he was living at the time of his arrest in May, 2007 and Haiderpur from where the weapons were recovered.
Police had said that Jha was a serial killer and killed several people including one Amit Mandal, Upender and Dalip, whose decapitated bodies were thrown outside the Tihar Jail.
First Published: Mar 05, 2012 01:05 IST