Father of one of the accused murderers in Nirbhaya Rape case has filed a complaint in Delhi police station against the victim’s friend who was the only eye witness present at the crime spot.
Hira Lal Gupta who is the father of convict Pawan Kumar Gupta said in his complaint to the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Southwest Delhi & R.K. Puram police station that the eyewitness in the case is a liar and has been giving statements in the media on the back of money offered to him.
Convict Pawan Kumar Gupta is currently lodged in Jail no. 14 of the Mandoli jail in Delhi.
“I got to know through social media on October 12, 2019 that the friend of Nirbhaya, who was made an eyewitness in the case, used to give statements for money.” Hira Lal Gupta said in his lodged complaint.
Mr. Gupta also questioned the investigation done by the police officers on the basis of which his son was labeled as accused. He also asserted that he can present eye witnesses from the media department who can prove that the victim’s friend has been given money to fire continuous statements. He claims to have done a sting operation of these incidents.
The lawyer of the accused said: “The sting could have saved my clients. We will ask the Managing Editor to appear in the court along with with the sting operation. The law is same for everyone.”
The FIR of the Nirbhaya gang rape case was registered in Vasant Vihar police station, but the application against the eyewitness has been registered at R.K. Puram police station.
“We tried to file the complaint at the Vasant Vihar police station, but the SHO was evasive. Then, we filed the complaint at the office of DCP Devendra Arya,” Singh said.