Delhi High Court seeks status report on gang-rape probe

New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday took suo moto cognizance of the gang-rape of the 23-year-old woman in a moving bus, and directed the city police commissioner to file by Dec 21 a status report on investigations so far.

A division bench of Chief Justice D. Murugesan and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw also directed the Delhi city government to provide the best possible medical facilities to the victim and her friend.

The bench said it would monitor the case and asked Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar to provide information in two days, detailing the names of police officers deployed at the check-posts on the night of the incident.

The bus had roamed around the city for 40 minutes Sunday night, while the rapists savaged the girl.


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