1 Jan 2023

Delhi: Girl Dragged For Several Kilometers After Scooty Hit By Car


New Delhi: A heart-wrenching incident has come to light from the capital Delhi amid the New Year celebrations. In Delhi's Kanjhawala area, some youths riding a car hit a young woman. After the accident, the youth started running away with the car. The girl got trapped under the car and was dragged on the road for about 4 kms. Even her clothes were torn. The bleeding girl lay on the road and died.

5 youths arrested, car seized

DCP Harendra Singh of Outer Delhi said that on the intervening night of Saturday-Sunday, at around 3 am, the police received information that a girl was lying on the roadside in Kanjhawala area. When the police team reached the spot as soon as the news was received, the dead body of the girl was found lying there. Police has arrested 5 youths in the case. The car has also been seized.

Girl was returning home from scooty

According to preliminary investigation, the 23-year-old girl used to work part time in weddings and other events. She was returning from one such function on Saturday-Sunday night. She was going home by scooty. At the same time, the five accused youths were also on the same route in their car.
According to reports, the scooty met with an accident and the girl got trapped under the car. After this the youths ran fast and the girl was dragged on the road for about 4 kilometers. She was lying in the middle of the road in agony. She was dead by the time the police arrived.
The police have arrested all the five accused. The car has also been taken into custody. A case of culpable homicide has been registered against the accused. Medical tests of the accused are being conducted to ascertain whether they were intoxicated. At present, the police have not got any CCTV related to the incident.

Accused say they were unaware that the girl was trapped

DCP Harendra Singh told that according to the accused, their car had met with an accident with the victim's scooty, after which they started running. But they were completely unaware that the girl along with her scooty was trapped in their car and dragged for several kilometers on the road.
Swati Maliwal said – the truth should come out
Delhi Women's Commission Chairperson Swati Maliwal has reacted on this matter. She said this matter is very shocking, I am issuing attendance summons to Delhi Police. The whole truth should come out. Along with this, he has also raised questions on the preparations of Delhi Police regarding the New Year.

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