Unnao rape case: CBI court records statement of victim under tight security

CBI files chargesheet in Antrix-Devas deal case; names ex-ISRO chiefA special CBI court on Monday recorded the statement of the alleged victim in the Unnao rape case in which BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar was arrested.The statement was recorded under section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.The girl was taken to the court under tight security by the CBIs investigating officer RR Tripathi after noon.Special CBI magistrate Sapna Tripathi recorded her statement in her chamber at around 4 pm. The alleged victim’s mother had accompaniedher to the court.A statement under section 164 of the CrPC is considered a very important piece of evidence. The statement was taken in-camera.Later, while responding to a media query, she said, “justice would be done”.
Source: Business Standard