Kanjhawala Case: 7th Accused Ankush Khanna Gets Bail From Delhi’s Rohini Court

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The Delhi’s Rohini court on Saturday grants bail to Ankush, the seventh accused in the Kanjhawala incident.Six other accused are in police custody.

Ankush Khanna surrendered at Sultanpuri police station on Friday evening. Ankush is the brother of accused Amit, it is alleged that he knows the whole story of the accident. Amit was driving the car but Amit did not have a driving license, so Ankush planted Deepak as the driver.

On Friday Delhi’s Rohini Court  remanded Ashutosh Bhardwaj, to three days of police custody in the Kanjhawala hit-and-drag death case.

During the hearing Delhi Police sought remand to establish his presence in the car at the time of the incident. It is suspected that Ashutosh was in the car but he planted other accused Deepak as the driver, the Police said

The Delhi Police told that custodial interrogation was required as one of the accused Ankush still absconded.

Metropolitan magistrate Sanya Dalal granted 3 days of police custody of accused Ashutosh Bhardwaj.

Ashutosh was produced physically before the Rohini court after he was arrest was made in the matter on Friday. Investigation officer (IO) told the court that the accused destroyed the evidence.

Investigation officer (IO) also submitted that in the CCTV footage, five people are seen in the car at the time of the incident. The footage is not clear. His identity is to be established through CDR, he added

The Assistant Commissioner of Police, present during the hearing, submitted that Ashutosh Bhardwaj is a person who allegedly planted Deepak. “He can do anything to shield himself,” the ACP told the court.
The section 182 of CrPC is also attracted for giving false information against him,the court said

one of the accused Ankush is absconding. He had conversations on phone with other accused persons. He called them and arranged an autorickshaw for them to abscond after the incident, IO said
In the horrific incident in Delhi’s Khanjawala on New Year’s night a 20-year-old woman died after being dragged for several kilometres by a car that hit her scooter.

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