Irate mob attacks police station in New Delhi

June 23rd, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, June 23(ANI): An infuriated mob attacked a police station in New Delhi on Tuesday following reports of a woman being assaulted by the some police personnel.

The woman, a slum dweller, alleged that she was raped by the Station House Officer and four others in a police station in southwest Delhi and was threatened with dire consequences if she revealed the incident.

Meanwhile, police said they have transferred the investigations to the crime branch and are awaiting the medical report of the victim.

“We are investigating in the matter. But in the meantime the allegations against the SHO (Station House Office) and the local staff of police station Inderpuri the inquiry has been transferred to the crime branch for an impartial inquiry,” said Kannan Jagadeeshan, deputy commissioner of police, southwest Delhi.

“The SHO has been transferred to the district, till the completion of the inquiry by the crime branch. According to the facts that come out of the inquiry, the investigation will take place further,” he added. (ANI)

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