New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday sent two
persons, accused of raping a 30-year-old call centre employee
last week after abducting her from Dhaula Kuan area, to Tihar
Jail till Monday under judicial custody.
Metropolitan Magistrate Susheela Bala Dagar sent the two
accused, Shamshad and Usman, to the high-security prison on a
plea by the police that the duo first needed to be identified
by the victim.
Accordingly, they need to be kept in judicial custody in
Tihar Jail till their identification.
Acceding to the plea, Magistrate Dagar said, "Accused
Shamshad and Osman are sent to judicial custody till Monday."
The police told the court that the accused are to undergo
Test Identification Parade by the victim on Saturday and to
rule out the chances of any allegation that they were shown to
the victim by the police prior to their identification by her,
they need to be kept in judicial custody.
The court also allowed the plea of Delhi Police to
produce the third accused, Shahid alias `Chhota Billi` before
it on Monday. Shahid had surrendered earlier before a
Faridabad court in a case involving slaughtering of a cow.
The offence of the rape had taken place on early hours
of November 26 when the Mizo woman was abducted from her way
She was walking towards her residence in Moti village
near Dhaula Kuan in South Delhi along with one of her
colleagues when the accused pounced upon her, put her in their
vehicle and sped it off with her.
They allegedly took turns to rape her in the moving
vehicle and later dumped her near Mongolpuri in West Delhi.