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Victim's mother demands death penalty for all Sultanpuri horror accused

BySnehashish Roy, New Delhi
Jan 13, 2023 11:27 PM IST

The 20-year-old woman's mother demands all accused to be hanged and financial support to be provided to the family.

After the suspension of 11 policemen in the Sultanpuri hit and drag case, the 20-year-old woman's mother on Friday demanded serious action in line with death penalty for the accused. She further urged for financial support for her family.

Outside the residence of Sultanpuri accident victim at Mangol Puri in New Delhi. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

“We will not be satisfied until they all are hanged, I demand to take action on the case and help us financially & govt should soon fulfil the promises made for my family,” the victim's mother was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

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Suspended policemen were deployed in the police control room (PCR) vans on the night when the woman was being dragged for almost 14 kilometres after being hit by a car. The investigation in the case revealed that policemen weren't responding immediately despite multiple distress calls. Five of them were posted in the picket on the road and six were posted in vans.

Similarly, the victim's grandmother accused the friend, who was seen riding along with the woman, of plotting everything. She also demanded death penalty for all the accused.

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“Policemens' suspension was done because of their fault but I want all accused to be hanged soon. We will never be happy until they all are hanged. Nidhi should be hanged too since she plotted everything against Anjali,” she told ANI.

The woman was riding a scooty on the night of December 31 while her friend was riding pillion. They were hit by a grey Baleno and the woman came under the car while her friend fell on the sideway. The woman got entangled underside of the car and being dragged for around two hours covering almost 14 kilometres. Locals found her in a mangled state outside Delhi's Kanjhawala.

The recent blood sample report revealed that all four individuals from inside the car were intoxicated on that night.

(With agency inputs)

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