Danish woman’s rape: Delhi court order April 22 on potency plea

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New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A court here on Monday fixed April 22 for its order on a plea for examining doctors on the potency of one of the accused in the Danish woman’s gang rape case.

Additional Sessions Judge Ramesh Kumar was earlier slated to decide on the plea on Monday, but deferred it to April 22.

The application was filed by the counsel of Shyam Lal, who died in February in the Tihar jail here. Proceedings against Shyam in the case were abated thereafter.

Arjun, Raju alias Chhakka, Mohammad Raja, Mahendra alias Ganja, Raju alias Bajji and Shyam were accused of robbing and raping the Danish woman at knife-point near New Delhi railway station in January 2014 after she sought directions to her hotel in Paharganj.

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Besides, three minors are also facing proceedings before the Juvenile Justice Board in the case.

Police said all the accused are vagabonds who took the woman to an isolated spot near the Divisional Railway Officers’ Club close to the railway station, took away her belongings and then raped her.

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