Delhi rape victim's parents accept Rs 5 lakh bribe to change statement, she reports...

“Some people known to the accused had approached her parents and offered Rs 20 lakh to get the girl change her statement in court. But when we counted, it was Rs 4.96 lakh,” MN Tiwari, deputy commissioner of police (outer), said. “The girl came with a wad of notes and said it was Rs 3 lakh. The parents had allegedly been pressuring the girl to change her statement. Aware that her parents had been allegedly bribed in order to compel her to change her statement in court in a gang rape case, a 15-year-old victim approached the police with Rs 5 lakh they had accepted as advance, Delhi police said.

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Aware that her parents had been allegedly bribed in order to compel her to change her statement in court in a gang rape case, a 15-year-old victim approached the police with Rs 5 lakh they had accepted as advance, Delhi police said. The police were surprised that the girl chose to trust them over her parents.

“The girl came with a wad of notes and said it was Rs 3 lakh.

But when we counted, it was Rs 4.96 lakh,” MN Tiwari, deputy commissioner of police (outer), said. Tiwari said the girl’s parents were booked under the Juvenile Justice Act and for criminal intimidation, threatening someone to give false evidence and criminal conspiracy. “We arrested the girl’s mother.

Her father is on the run.


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