Gang rape victim was alert during statements: Court

by Sep 11, 2013

New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The 23-year-old victim was mentally alert while giving all her statements before a magistrate, a Delhi court said Tuesday in it judgment in the Dec 16, 2012 gang rape here.

Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna said: "I hold all the three dying declarations being consistent, corroborative of the material aspects of the case."

"The factual matrix of this case reveal that the doctors had certified the mental alertness of the victim on both the occasion (of recording of statement) and rather they (doctors) were present with her," the judge said.

The court took note of the scientific evidences presented by police in the case and said the accuracy of the evidences were scientifically acclaimed.

The judge referred to the dying declaration, scientific evidences, finger print analysis and bite marks analysis, the accuracy of which is scientifically acclaimed.

The court convicted four men for the gang rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern, who subsequently died of her grave injuries.

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