Delhi Police will file a chargesheet against the accused in the first week of February.(Shutterstock Image)
Delhi Police will file a chargesheet against the accused in the first week of February.(Shutterstock Image)

JNU student’s rape: Delhi Police to file chargesheet in February

The Delhi Police said on Saturday they will file a chargesheet in the case of a 21-year-old JNU student, who was allegedly raped by two Afghan nationals at their south Delhi’s Green Park flat last week, in the first week of February.
By Karn Pratap Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2017 01:59 PM IST

New Delhi

The Delhi Police said on Saturday they will file a chargesheet in the case of a 21-year-old JNU student, who was allegedly raped by two Afghan nationals at their south Delhi’s Green Park flat last week, in the first week of February.

The two alleged accused - identified as Twaab Ahmed, 27, and Sulaiman Ahmadi, 31 - have been arrested and sent to Tihar Jail.

A senior official said the Afghan men were living in India for the past few months and hold cards purportedly issued by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). Twaab works as an event manager in Delhi and Sulaiman is unemployed.

“We have already recorded the statement of the rape survivor and her female friend with whom she had gone to a pub in Hauz Khas village and from there to the flat of the two Afghan nationals where she was raped,” a senior police officer said.

“The complainant’s friend has claimed that they were dropped to their hostel in JNU by her boyfriend and the two Afghan nationals after the party. While she stayed back, her friend accompanied them back to the flat,” he added.

The friend told police that the woman, a second year BA (Honours) student, learnt about the sexual assault only after she returned to the hostel the next morning. Her boyfriend was also present at the flat, but he was not involved in the crime and was not was aware that his two Afghan friends had raped the woman, a police officer said.

He added said that they will also record the statement of the third person who was present at the flat. Their statements will be corroborated with the rape survivor’s statement and her medical examination report while preparing the chargesheet.

The police have not registered the case under section 376D of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that defines gangrape. The FIR was filed under section 376 (rape) of the IPC even though the woman said in her complaint that she was sexually assaulted by Twaab and Sulaiman.

The officer explained that during investigations it was found that the first alleged sexual assault on the woman was made allegedly by one of the two Afghan nationals at the flat before the women were dropped to their hostel.

“The other accused assaulted her when she returned (from JNU) with them to their flat. We have also added section 34 of the IPC which establishes that the crime was done with common intention,” he added.

In her complaint, the woman said that she along with a friend from her hostel had gone to a pub in Hauz Khas village last week where she met her friend’s boyfriend and the two Afghan nationals. From there they went to their flat for a bonfire party on the terrace.

Sources said that the woman was initially reluctant to file a police complaint as she feared for the reputation of her family and her father, who is a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) rank official in Uttar Pradesh.

She agreed to file the complaint only when her friend insisted and accompanied her to the Safdarjung Enclave police station.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close
HCWs of public or private health facilities where the CVC is not located, can be vaccinated at the designated CVCs, upon furnishing proof of their being a healthcare worker in a prescribed format duly signed and stamped by the health facility in-charge.
HCWs of public or private health facilities where the CVC is not located, can be vaccinated at the designated CVCs, upon furnishing proof of their being a healthcare worker in a prescribed format duly signed and stamped by the health facility in-charge.

SOPs outlined for vaccination of healthcare workers unregistered on CoWin app

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 08:58 AM IST
In a March 5 order issued by the Delhi health department, it said the "state has been receiving requests for HCWs and FLWs who could not be registered due to some reasons".
Close
Delhi has 1,030 government schools and at least 1,700 private schools.(PTI)
Delhi has 1,030 government schools and at least 1,700 private schools.(PTI)

Delhi will have its own school education board

By Fareeha Iftikhar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 01:05 AM IST
  • Unlike other states, Delhi does not have its own state education board. There are about 1,500,000 government school students in Delhi.
Close
Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday highlighted the work done by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government for the welfare of people belonging to the Dalit community(ANI)
Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday highlighted the work done by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government for the welfare of people belonging to the Dalit community(ANI)

AAP has worked for Dalits: CM

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 12:44 AM IST
  • The AAP has only worked and struggled for the poor and Dalits in the last five years,” said Kejriwal, at an event organised by an NGO in Tukhlakabad Extension on Saturday.
Close
HT Image
HT Image

College of Art clarifies: Students to get DU degrees

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 11:39 PM IST
The College of Art on Saturday clarified that its current batch of students would receive their degrees from Delhi University (DU)
Close
While the AAP is in charge of the Delhi government, the BJP rules all three municipal corporations. Delhi goes to the municipal polls in 2022.
While the AAP is in charge of the Delhi government, the BJP rules all three municipal corporations. Delhi goes to the municipal polls in 2022.

AAP accuses North MCD of 546 cr irregularities in Rani Jhansi flyover project

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 11:45 PM IST
The project, which was conceived by the north Delhi civic body in 1998, had gained notoriety over the years as one of the most delayed infrastructure projects in the national capital.
Close
The flag itself is 60 feet in width and 90 feet in length.
The flag itself is 60 feet in width and 90 feet in length.

In budget, Delhi likely to allocate funds for Tricolours across city

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 05:37 AM IST
The flag will be very much like the one in Connaught Place, which is hoisted atop a 207-feet mast.
Close
Police said around 5.30am, the police control room received a call reporting that a man was lying dead near Jogi Wada Chowk in Bawana.
Police said around 5.30am, the police control room received a call reporting that a man was lying dead near Jogi Wada Chowk in Bawana.

Civil defence volunteer shot dead in Bawana, police suspect local rivalry

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 11:36 PM IST
The victim Shashi Kadyan was a resident of village Katewara in Bawana. The man was a civil defence volunteer and was attached to an additional district magistrate in outer Delhi as a driver.
Close
Deputy commissioner of police (southeast) RP Meena said information was received at 9.21 pm on Friday at Amar Colony police station that George had fallen from the fourth floor of his residence.
Deputy commissioner of police (southeast) RP Meena said information was received at 9.21 pm on Friday at Amar Colony police station that George had fallen from the fourth floor of his residence.

Muthoot group chairman falls to death from fourth floor, probe launched

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhii
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 11:38 PM IST
Muthoot Finance is one of the largest gold loan non-banking financial company (NBFC) in India.
Close
With 33,287 doses, Delhi saw the highest number vaccinations being administered on Saturday.(HT Photo)
With 33,287 doses, Delhi saw the highest number vaccinations being administered on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Vaccine drive needs to pick up pace by at least sixfold, say health experts

By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 05:36 AM IST
The government has no concrete estimate as to how many people above the age of 45, who have one or more of the 20 specific comorbidities, are living in the city.
Close
Positivity rate, which reflects the spread of the infection, has increased to 0.43% on an average in the last seven days, from 0.32% the week before and 0.25% the week before that.
Positivity rate, which reflects the spread of the infection, has increased to 0.43% on an average in the last seven days, from 0.32% the week before and 0.25% the week before that.

Positivity rate up to 0.60%, almost double since February 27

By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 12:23 AM IST
The city’s positivity rate – proportion of samples that return positive among the total tested – rose to 0.60%, with only 53,062 tests having been conducted on Friday and reported a day later in Saturday’s health bulletin.
Close
The decision of the court was based on the recommendation of the high powered committee constituted on the direction of the Supreme Court to decongest jails to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
The decision of the court was based on the recommendation of the high powered committee constituted on the direction of the Supreme Court to decongest jails to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Delhi HC directs 3499 undertrials to surrender from March 7

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 11:34 PM IST
A bench of justices Siddharth Mridul and Talwant Singh said it was “not inclined” to further extend the period of interim bail granted to prisoners under various criteria laid down by the high power committee in its several meetings.
Close
A health worker inoculates a 104 yrs old man for Covid-19 vaccine at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo )
A health worker inoculates a 104 yrs old man for Covid-19 vaccine at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo )

104-year-old takes Covid-19 vaccine at Delhi's hospital, urges all to take shot

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 11:14 PM IST
The octogenarian told ANI, "I urge everyone who is eligible to come forward and get themselves administered with COVID-19 vaccine. It is totally safe."
Close
The city had tested 53,062 samples on Saturday comprising 28,685 RTPCR/CBNAAT/ True Nat tests and 24,377 Rapid Antigen tests.(HT Photo)
The city had tested 53,062 samples on Saturday comprising 28,685 RTPCR/CBNAAT/ True Nat tests and 24,377 Rapid Antigen tests.(HT Photo)

Delhi logs over 300 new Covid-19 cases for second straight day

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 07:46 PM IST
Also, 320 patients recovered on Saturday, taking the total recoveries to 628,117, according to a health department bulletin.
Close
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal(ANI)
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal(ANI)

Delhi to have its own school education board: CM Kejriwal

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 06:36 PM IST
  • Approval for the formation of the Delhi Board of School Education was passed during the cabinet meeting.
Close
Raghav Kumar Jha has a brilliant smile, in fact, that glows about his entire face like a luminous halo.(Mayank Austen Soofi)
Raghav Kumar Jha has a brilliant smile, in fact, that glows about his entire face like a luminous halo.(Mayank Austen Soofi)

Delhiwale: The soul of the burger

By Mayank Austen Soofi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 01:11 AM IST
  • This evening he is stationed beside a zebra crossing in Connaught Place, standing amid a continuous motion of shoppers going about in all directions.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP