Two days after the horrific incident, the eyewitness in the Kanjhawala car drag case made a public statement. Nidhi, the eyewitness stated that Anjali Singh, the deceased, was in a drunken state but insisted on driving the two-wheeler. After being hit by the car, she came under the car and got dragged with it. She further stated that she was scared, went away from there, and didn’t tell anything to anyone.
Notably, In the early hour of New Year, Anjali Singh, 20-year-old was dragged for 12 kilometers under the vehicle after her two-wheeler was hit by a car in outer Delhi.
Just a few hours before the appearance of an eyewitness, Delhi Police confirmed that the unfortunate death of Anjali Singh was due to an accident and there was another woman with the deceased at the time of the accident. Police also stated that her statement will be recorded under 164 CrPC.
According to a report, Anjali and Nidhi had an argument with each other in the hotel where they had stayed. The hotel manager stated that they were abusing each other then the night manager told them not to fight, then they went downstairs and started fighting.
Five accused arrested
According to the FIR filed in the case, the five accused, who have been arrested, had borrowed the car just hours before the incident. Deepak Khanna and Amit Khanna took the car from their friend Ashutosh and later left the vehicle at his residence in an accidental condition. The two told Ashutosh that they had drinks, and the car met with an accident with a scooter in the Krishna Vihar area, the FIR states, adding they later fled towards Kanjhawala.
Accused borrowed the car from his friend
Ashutosh stated that his friend Deepak and Amit took the car from him on Saturday around 7 pm and later left the vehicle at his residence in accidental condition on Sunday around 5 am. After Police traced the car at Ashutosh’s place, he called Deepak and Amit. Deepak told the sub-inspector that he was driving the car and Manoj Mittal, another accused, was sitting next to him. Mithun, Krishan and Amit were in the rear seat, the FIR said.
Statement from eyewitness suggests that both the deceased and accused were drunk. However, people on social media have questioned her victim blaming, silence, and sudden appearance 2 days after the accident.