DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal said she was dragged by a car while she was inspecting the situation of women's security in the national capital. She said that the car driver had "molested her" in an inebriated condition and when she tried to get hold of him, he locked her hand in the car window and dragged her.
Delhi Kanjhawala case: The cops earlier arrested a sixth accused in the horrific incident in Delhi`s Khanjawala on New Year`s night where a woman died after being dragged for several kilometres by a car that hit her scooter. The accused identified as Ashutosh has been arrested and according to police, it was Ashutosh`s car under which the victim was dragged for over 12 kilometres on Sunday.
Kanjhawala case: According to the Delhi Police officials, in the new CCTV visuals, Ankush is also talking to someone on the phone. "Ankush was talking to the accused on the phone. Ashutosh is last seen on CCTV walking towards his home at 4:52 am. According to the police, at 4.42 am Ashutosh left the house wearing a jacket and returned at around 4:52 am," the police said.
Delhi Kanjhawala case update: The friend of a 20-year-old deceased Delhi woman, who died after being hit by a car and dragged for several miles on the night of December 31, has claimed that the driver and other occupants of the vehicle were fully aware of the incident and even heard her screaming after she came under the wheels.
DCW chief earlier suggested to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) key changes in the national capital`s policing system to ensure women`s safety. "The Ministry of Home Affairs should set up a high-level committee on women`s safety. Accountability of Delhi Police should be fixed," DCW chief Swati Maliwal said in a letter to the MHA as Delhi Police comes under its jurisdiction.
Kanjhawala death case: The accused have been booked on charges of culpable homicide not amounting to murder, causing death by negligence and criminal conspiracy. Police had earlier said the victim's body was sent to the Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Mangolpuri for post-mortem. Later, police sources said the body had been shifted to MAMC.