JNU rape case: Mobile phones of victim, accused Anmol Ratan seized
The mobile phones of both the 28-year-old JNU PhD scholar, who has alleged that she was raped by an AISA activist from the university, and the accused have been seized by police for forensic tests.
New Delhi: The mobile phones of both the 28-year-old JNU PhD scholar, who has alleged that she was raped by an AISA activist from the university, and the accused have been seized by police for forensic tests.
The victim and the accused had first started interacting on Facebook and were also in touch over phone which have been seized for forensic tests, a senior police officer said on Thursday.
Accused Anmol Ratan, who on Wednesday night surrendered at the Vasant Kunj(North) police station, was questioned for several hours during which he maintained that the victim is his friend but denied the allegations against him, the officer said.
The accused was on Thursday remanded in 14 days judicial custody by a Delhi court.
The victim's statement was recorded by a magistrate Wednesday, wherein she stood by her charge of rape against the accused.
She had accused Anmol of raping her in a JNU hostel after offering her a spiked drink on 20 August.
The revelation came a day after the Delhi Police arrested three persons, including two shooters, in connection with the murder
Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Jawaharke village of Punjab's Mansa district on 29 May
The boy, who was staying in the hotel with his parents, barged into a ladies washroom on Friday and raped the 24-year-old woman housekeeping staff who was charging her mobile phone there, said Station House Officer, Rajpur police station, Mohan Singh