Shimla Gang-rape Case: Locals Protest After Main Accused Killed Accomplice In Scuffle Inside Jail
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), July 19 (ANI): Protests broke out in Kotkhai and other areas of Himachal Pradesh after one of the six accused in the gang-rape and murder of a Class X student in Shimla, was found dead inside his cell at the Kotkhai police station. He was allegedly killed by the main accused in the case, Rajender Singh alias Raju, following a scuffle on Tuesday night. A case has been registered against him and Enquiry by Judicial Magistrate is being conducted. All the police staff has been sent to the police lines for fair inquiry. High Court will also decide about handing over the case to CBI as requested by the state government. The Delegation led by Shimla Nagrik Sabha has also demanded for the fast investigation.