Three weeks after the arrest of four persons in the Shakti Mills Rape Case, the Mumbai Police on Thursday, filed the Charge Sheet in the case against all four accused.
The four, arrested within days of the attack, appeared at the Esplanade (Killa) Court in South Mumbai barefooted and dishevelled. A Separate Charge Sheet was filed against the fifth accused under the laws before a Juvenile Court.
The 600-page Charge Sheet filed on Thursday has charged the accused under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) including Section 376 (d) (Gangrape), Section 377 (Unnatural Offence), Section 201 (Destruction of Evidence), Section 120 (b) (Criminal Conspiracy) and Section 34 (Common Intention) among others. The charge sheet has details of the Victim’s Ordeal, Statements of 86 Witnesses, Forensic Evidence from the spot, and DNA Analysis Reports, besides Phone Call Records.