Delhi minor’s rape: Vigilance report indicts SHO

Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 09:57

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: In a significant development, vigilance enquiry ordered into the allegations of lapses on the part of the Delhi Police in the probe of the gang-rape of the five-year old girl, has found SHO, Dhraram Pal Singh of Gandhi Nagar police station guilty.

The report indicts Dhraram Pal Singh of dereliction of his duty.

The vigilance report states that there was no attempt made by the police to search for the missing minor girl.

The report further mentions that the SHO offered Rs 2000 bribe to the victim’s father to keep quiet and asked him not to approach politicians.

The girl was abducted and kept hostage for two days without food and water in the room in which the attacker lived on the ground floor of a building in Gandhi Nagar. The girl`s family stays in the same building, police said.

Pradeep, 19, was arrested April 20 from Bihar`s Lakhisarai district where he was hiding at his maternal uncle`s house.

Police said that Manoj, from whose rented room the girl was rescued two days after she went missing April 15, had blamed Pradeep for the brutal attack on the child.

Manoj had also admitted that on the day of the incident, the two had been drinking and struck up the idea of finding a girl. When they came out of the room, they saw the five-year-old playing, according to police.

Manoj said that it was he who lured the girl by offering her chocolate, but blamed Pradeep for the rape.

Manoj was held April 20 from his in-laws` house in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district.

The girl was abducted and kept hostage for two days without food and water in the room in which the attacker lived on the ground floor of a building in Gandhi Nagar. The girl`s family stays in the same building, police said.

The girl was rescued when members of her family heard her screams April 17.



First Published: Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 09:51

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