Woman tried to muzzle rape victim, booked

A trial court has ordered for initiation of criminal proceedings against a woman, who allegedly persuaded a 75 year old rape victim against identifying her alleged rapist- for intimidating witnesses.
The women is identified as Renu, along with the victim's daughter in the case, has tried to coax the victim to turn hostile during the proceedings. The case came into limelight when the court's record keeper, Pramod Kumar, had heard when he saw  two people influencing the victims.
The court later on deferred the victim's testimony, stating she was under pressure. While sending the victim to Old Age Home till November 1, the court ordered that none of her family members would approach or meet her without court's permission during her stay in Nari Niketan.
News reported by AR for Newsvision

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