"Come sister come"- he called out to the 23-year-old paramedic student and her friend as the bus reached Munirka bus stop on the night of December 16, 2012. The law may bestow leniency on him. He might walk away free in a few months for being a minor. However, details emerging during the course of police investigation have revealed that this 17-yea-old "minor" and the prime accused Ram Singh were the most of brutal of the gang of six, who raped and assaulted the girl inside the moving bus.
The juvenile was one of the six accused who brutally gang raped and indulged in "unnatural sex “ with the victim. Investigation has now revealed that in a bid to murder her Ram Singh and the juvenile took turns to insert iron rods and their hands into her genitalia and in an attempt to damage and pull out her intestines. The victim in her dying declaration has written the names of all six accused including the juvenile who raped and assaulted her.
Delhi police sleuths investigating the case revealed that the minor was used by the other accused to lure the passengers into the vehicle on the night of December 16.
When the vehicle reached Munirka bus stop, the minor called out for passengers. On spotting the girl and her friend, he reportedly called out- "come sister come," police source said. As the unsuspecting couple got inside the vehicle Akshay Thakur, another accused pretending to be the conductor took Rs 20 as fare from the girl and her friend. When the fight broke out between Ram Singh and the male friend of the girl, the juvenile and five others joined into assist the prime accused in assaulting him
While two accused kept hitting the male friend and confined him to his seat, the juvenile, Ram Singh and Akshay Thakur dragged the girl away to the back of the bus, investigation revealed. The juvenile then took off his shoes and began hitting the girl, sources said. Police sources said that all three including the juvenile, tore off her clothes and continued hitting and biting her. Then they took turn to rape the victim, investigation revealed. After he allegedly raped the victim, the juvenile kept her pinned to the floor of the bus to "help others to rape the victim," police sources alleged. The juvenile along with all five accused allegedly carried out what the police described as "unnatural sex." Both the juvenile and Ram Singh then allegedly took turns to insert iron rods and hands into the victims private parts in a bid to murder her, sources said.
As the victim fainted, the juvenile and Ram Singh used the torn clothes of the girl to wipe and remove blood and pieces of flesh from their hands. They later used the torn clothes of the girl and her friend to clean the bus. While sharing the booty the juvenile took one of the mobile phones and Rs 1,100 in cash.
This minor boy apparently belonged to a poor family and had ran way from home at the age of 11. Police said that he left home to look for a “better life” in Delhi. Speaking to the media his mother said : "Today, the infamy he earned is eating me up. I can't even sit with two other people in the village because of the shame that my son has brought to the family."
The report was filed by our correspondents-Pramod Kumar and Hansa Verma