Gudiya Gangrape Case

Gudiya Case: Ex-SP Shimla joins 8 other accused at Model Central Jail Kanda

Shimla: The former Superintendent of Shimla Police, D.W. Negi, finally joined eight other police officials including the ex-Inspector General, Southern Range, Zahur H. Zaidi, and the ex-Deputy Superintendent, Theog, at the Model Central Jail, Kanda.

The Court of Judicial Magistrate Ranjeet Singh Thakur on November 21, sent Negi in a judicial custody till November 23. He will be produced in the  court along with eight other accused on the same date. 

As per the report, the Central Bureau of Investigation sought his remand for five more days, which was denied by the court. 

The CBI had arrested Negi on November 16 in case relating to the custodial killing of a Nepalese laborer, who was arrested by State Police SIT in relation to the rape and murder of  a minor and was on remand till November 21.  

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly abducted, gangraped, and murdered savagely in the Halaila woods of the Kotkhai region in Shimla district. Her naked dead body was found in the woods on July 6, 2017. 

The HP Police SIT claimed a breakthrough on July 13 after arresting six accused including the deceased Suraj. Suraj was killed at the Kotkhai Police station under mysterious circumstances. 

On August 29, the CBI arrested eight police officials for the alleged killing of the accused. Negi was arrested for forging FIR in custodial killing of Suraj.  As per this FIR, local police had framed a co-accused Raju for he killing of Suraj.   

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