Kanjhawala case: Section 302 of IPC invoked
New Delhi: Delhi Police on Tuesday said as per the physical, oral and forensic evidences, section 302 of IPC has been invoked in the case in which a 20-year-old girl died after she was reportedly hit and her body dragged by a car for 12 kms from Sultanpuri to Kanjhawala area on New Year’s Day.
Police have moved the Motor Accident Claim Tribunal (MACT) for early granting compensation to victim’s family, police said.
After examination of the facts and circumstances available on January 1, a case under section 279/304A IPC was registered and during investigation section 304/120B/34 IPC were also added in the case on the same day.
The purpose of inducting section 304A IPC was to ensure maximum benefit to the victim’s family from the MACT, since the victim was the only bread earner for the family, police said.
First Accident Report (FAR) was sent to the MACT. Delhi Police has been filling the compensation claim in the MACT, with best efforts in order to get the maximum amount as compensation for the deceased family members so that the survivors would be taken care of, police said.
Last week, a total of eleven policemen of Rohini district, who were deployed on route at Police Control Rooms and pickets where this incident happened on January 1, were suspended, police earlier said.
Five personnel were posted on two pickets and six were on three PCRs. Two Sub-Inspectors, four Assistant Sub-Inspectors, four Head Constables and one Constable were suspended who were on duty at the time of the incident, police earlier said.
The police had arrested five accused in this case on January 2. Later, they arrested two more people for allegedly concealing the actual facts. One of the accused has been released on bail. (UNI)