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Delhi Police files charge sheet in Trilokpuri rape case in 21 day

New Delhi – Delhi Police today filed the charge sheet in the court in rape case of a girl in Trilokpuri area of Delhi, well before 30 days of the registration of the case.

The charge sheet has been filed under sections 376 AB r/w sec 6 POCSO Act & sec 3(2) (V) SC/ST Act, within three weeks of the registration of the case. The accused had been arrested within hours and is currently in judicial custody. In Nangal rape and murder case, too, Delhi Police had filed the charge sheet before 30 days.

The 187-page charge sheet was submitted by Crime Branch in the Hon’ble Court of Shri Hasan Anjar, ASJ, Special Court (POCSO Act), Karkardooma Courts, Delhi, who has fixed 10th September for further proceedings.

The instant case was transferred from PS Mayur Vihar to Crime Branch of Delhi Police on 14.08.21and assigned to Delhi Police ACP Arvind Kumar for speedy investigation under the supervision of Manoj C., DCP (Crime) in Delhi Police. During investigation, all evidences, including technical, were analyzed and brought on record. Senior officers supervised the investigation on day-to-day basis.

In view of the sensitivity of the case, the charge sheet has been submitted within 21 days against the accused who is currently lodged in judicial custody.

In pursuance to the zero tolerance policy of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and Government of India to crimes against women and commitment towards expeditious investigation and trial of heinous crimes against women and girls, and on the direction of Union Home Minister, Amit Shah that the investigation in this case be completed speedily by Delhi Police and charge sheet be filed within 30 days so that the victim family gets justice.

The Ministry of Home Affairs had conducted a high-level review in which Delhi Police had committed to file the charge sheet within 30 days of registration of the case, after which a fast track court will conduct the trial.

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