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Teen gangraped, pushed off terrace in Delhi

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  • The police did not press rape charges even after arresting five men
  • The police pressured relatives, well wishers to withdraw complaint
  • Delhi Commission for Women has now served notice to the police

In a case reminiscent of Nirbhaya gangrape and murder, the relatives of a minor girl approached the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) for help saying that their daughter was pushed off the terrace of the house after she was gangraped. The girl succumbed to her injuries on January 20.

The relatives say that though the police have arrested five men, they haven’t slapped charges of rape, murder, kidnapping, POCSO and destruction of evidence on them in the FIR. Moreover, the president of the resident’s welfare association in the area had been receiving calls to withdraw the complaint.

The girl went missing after her job training in Connaught Place on 16 January 2019. After her relatives lodged a missing person’s complaint at Connaught Place Police Station, they were told that she was found injured in Karol Bagh and was admitted to Lady Hardinge Hospital.

By the time they reached Lady Hardinge Hospital, the girl had been moved to Safdarjang Hospital.

DCW chief Swati Maliwal has issued a notice to the police and has asked for reasons why the relevant charges were not pressed. The Commission pulled up the police for not intimating it about the horrific incident. It has also sought details of police personnel who tried intimidation techniques so that the complaint could be withdrawn.

The girl’s statement could not be recorded as she succumbed before regaining enough strength to talk with the police. The police said they had received information about the injured girl on the morning of January 17 but there were no eyewitnesses.

Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal said that the Commission will provide full support to the victim’s family.

“Crimes against women and girls are growing in the Capital. This girl went through unbearable suffering before succumbing to her injuries. She was from a very poor background and her father had already expired a few years back. The Commission shall leave no stone unturned to seek justice for her. We will also file an application in the court to seek victim compensation for the family,” she said.

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Shraddha Murder Case: Police found spinal cord, 10 body parts recovered so far from the forest

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The bones of Shraddha found by the Delhi Police in the forest of Mehrauli belong to the back part of the body. About 10 such body parts have been found so far, including the reed bone. Apart from this, some bones have also been recovered from the drain.

Delhi Police has received 10 parts of the body including the lower part of the spinal cord. The police have also found blood stains in the kitchen of the flat, whose samples have been sent for examination to find out whose the blood stains are.

Aftab had cleaned the fridge with chemicals so that when caught, he could spoil the forensic investigation. Delhi Police will soon call Shraddha’s father for a DNA sample. After which blood sample and bone sample will be sent to FLS, after which FSL will do a DNA test.

After the investigation so far, the police suspect that Shraddha’s body was dismembered in the bathroom after the murder. Along with this, the accused used to leave the water running from the shower so that the dead body could be easily cut and blood flowed. The FSL team along with Aftab was present during the investigation at his flat.

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Fog will be seen in Delhi’s sky from tomorrow, cold will increase with drop in temperature!

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After the passing of half of November, there is a rapid change in the weather. The country’s capital Delhi is feeling cold in the morning and evening, while the temperature is rising in the afternoon. However, a change in the weather can be seen in the coming days. According to IMD, the cold may increase in Delhi from tomorrow i.e. 17 November with a drop in temperature.

Delhi’s temperature condition

According to weather experts, in the next few days, icy winds will blow in the northwest direction, due to which Delhi’s temperature will drop and the cold will increase. Talking about the temperature, on November 17, the minimum temperature can be 12 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature can be 27 degree Celsius. Two days ago i.e. on November 15, the minimum temperature was recorded at 15 degrees and the maximum temperature was 30 degrees. At the same time, there is a possibility of further decline in it for the next two days. On November 18, the minimum temperature can reach 11 °C and the maximum temperature can reach 26 °C.

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In Delhi, 37 lakh people apply for power subsidy

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After the 15-day-expansion by the Delhi government to select for the power subsidy scheme finished Tuesday, just three lakh individuals applied during the augmentation time frame. From September 14 till Tuesday night, 37,13,179 individuals applied to keep on benefiting from the subsidy scheme.

In spite of the fact that authorities are guaranteeing that a decent level of individuals has applied, the information shows a distinction of around 10 lakh customers when contrasted with a year ago. As per the information, around 46.8 lakh individuals profited from the advantage under the plan in 2021-22.

“This was the normal number of individuals who get the advantage, and the people who go under the 200 unit class probably applied. Likewise, the number varies as a few purchasers get the financed bill during winters and the number descends in summer as individuals use ACs, coolers, and fans,” said a senior authority from the power office.

He added that individuals who got sponsored bills under 400 units during winter should not have applied. “In any case, they can, in any case, apply before their next charging cycle and profit from the subsidy scheme,” said the official.

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