New Delhi, In the Kanjawala case, a murder case will now be held against the accused. The Delhi Police has charged four accused with murder for allegedly ramming a girl’s scooty with a car and chasing her for about 12 km.
Officials gave this information on Tuesday. They said that six of the seven accused have already been charged under Section 304 of the Indian Penal Code.
Amit Khanna, Krishna, Mithun and Manoj Mittal were in the car at the time of the incident and have been charged with murder, a senior police officer said. After being charged with murder, the accused can be sentenced to death or life imprisonment and fine. Earlier, the police had said that six of the seven accused were charged with murder in this matter.
Special Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Sagar Preet Hooda said that after collecting physical, oral, forensic and other scientific evidence in the Sultanpuri incident, the police have included Section 304 of the IPC.
Further investigation is going on in this matter. The move comes a day after the Delhi Police told a sessions court that it would invoke Section 302 of the IPC in the matter.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Harendra K Singh said in a statement that the police have also approached the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal to provide early compensation to the victim’s family. They said that after investigating the facts and circumstances, a case has been registered under Sections 279 and 304A of the IPC.
They further said that after further investigation, Sections 304, 120B and 34 were also added to the FRI on the same day the incident was reported. The purpose of inclusion of Section 302C IPC was to ensure maximum benefit of MACT to the victim, as the victim was the sole earning member of her family. SS1MS