Verdict in 2010 Dhaula Kuan gang-rape case Monday

New Delhi, Sep 21 :

A court here will Monday deliver the verdict in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan abduction and gang-rape case.

Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat Sep 8 reserved the order for Sep 22 after concluding the final arguments in the case.

Accused Shamshad alias Khutkan, Usman alias Kale, Shahid alias Chhota Billi, Iqbal alias Bada Billi and Kamruddin have been tried for kidnapping and gang-rape of a 30-year-old call centre executive in Dhaula Kuan area of south Delhi.

According to police, the five men abducted the victim, who hails from the northeast Nov 24, 2010, while she was walking home with her friend after her shift ended. The abductors took her to Mongolpuri, gang-raped her, and left her on an isolated road there.

Later, the five were arrested from Mewat in Haryana. They have claimed innocence, saying they were falsely implicated in the case.

The five were tried under the Indian Penal Code on charges of gang-rape, criminal intimidation and abduction.

After the incident, Delhi Police issued an order to all BPOs in the Delhi National Capital Region to drop women employees home safely while providing them security.


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