Eight police officers, including the Inspector General of Police, who were arrested in connection to the custodial death of one accused in Shimla gang-rape case, have been sent to judicial custody till September 28.
On September 5, a Shimla Court had granted permission to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)to conduct Polygraph Test on the eight accused, who were arrested in connection to the custodial death of one accused in the case.
All the accused have earlier been sent to police custody till September 7.
On August 29, the CBI had arrested eight people, including IG and Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in connection to the custodial death of a Shimla gang-rape accused.
The accused was arrested, along with five others, for allegedly raping and killing a 16-year-old girl in Kotkhai area of Himachal Pradesh‘s Shimla .
All the six accused were arrested after the father of the minor girl lodged a complaint with theKotkhai Police Station.
The accused raped and murdered the girl when she was returning home from school on July 5.
Her body was reportedly found a day after she went missing, from a nearby forest area.
The CBI is investigating the case.
As carried in ani on 9/8/2017