Court tells Vikas to complete his statement on May 14
Vikas Yadav, prime accused in the Nitish Katara murder case, was firmly told by a city court on Wednesday that his recording of statement would be concluded on May 14 after he complained of ill health.
Additional Sessions Judge Ravinder Kaur said that his recording of statement would be concluded on May 14, the next date of hearing, following Vikas complained of severe headache and sought adjournment after answering about 10 questions related to the investigation by the police in five-year-old murder case.
Accepting the prosecution plea, the court, however, told Vikas, son of controversial Uttar Pradesh politician D P Yadav, that the recording of statement would be concluded on the next date of hearing after the adjourning the matter.
Meanwhile, Neelam Katara, mother of the victim moved an application before the court, opposing the allegation made by the accused that his statement at a city hospital was influenced by her and he was not provided with proper medical care.
The court also put her application for consideration on the next date of hearing.
Earlier, in the beginning of hearing, the court had declined to adjourn the matter when the defence contended that Vikas was exhausted and was suffering with fatigue.
The defence also referred the medical report of AIIMS where Vikas was taken for check-up on Tuesday. The hospital had reportedly prescribed a few check-ups on him.