New Delhi: The Delhi Police today filed the chargesheet in the gangrape-cum-murder case of a 23-year-old girl in court seeking death penalty for the accused during the trial.
The chargesheet filed is against five of the six in the metropolitan magistrate's court in Saket. The five accused have been charged with murder, attempt to murder, gang rape, kidnapping, robbery and destruction of evidence.
The sixth accused is a juvenile and proceedings against him will be conducted by the Juvenile Justice Board.
In the 33-page charge sheet, the role of the juvenile offender is also elaborated. The police filed the charge sheet along with bulky documents, with many in sealed covers, in the court of
Metropolitan Magistrate Surya Malik Grover who posted it for consideration on January 5. The Delhi police has sought direction for not disclosing the content of the FIR and for keeping it and other documents in sealed covers to protect the identity of the victim.
Police said it will also place before the court the charge sheet in electronic form
Meanwhile, the Bar Association at Saket District Court refused to extend any legal help to the accused in the case of gangrape and murder of 23-year-old paramedical student.
The prosecution during the trial would demand death penalty for the accused in connection with ghastly incident which stirred the conscience of the nation.
The Singapore doctor, who carried out the postmortem of rape victim, will be included as a witness by the police in its chargesheet, the sources said.
The male friend of the victim will be the main witness in the case while the Singapore doctor, who carried out the postmortem, and the Indian mission official who received her death certificate, would be asked to testify, they said.
Police sources had said that the six accused had also allegedly tried to mow the girl down under the bus after dumping her in south-west Delhi but her male friend had saved her from being crushed in the nick of time.
The victim, a paramedical student, was gangraped in a moving bus, brutally assaulted and then thrown out of the vehicle along with her male friend, a software engineer, who was also thrashed.
The girl and her friend were returning from the Saket mall after watching a film 'Life of Pi' and had boarded the chartered bus at Munirka for Dwarka not knowing it was plying illegally. The minor among the accused had called for passengers telling them that it was going towards their destination.
Accused had tried to mow down braveheart