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Owner of bus used in gang-rape booked

By:  Tupaki Desk   |   2 Jan 2013 5:55 AM GMT
A case has been registered against the owner of the bus in which the 23-year-old woman was gang-raped here Dec 16 night, police said Tuesday.

Dinesh Yadav has been booked for giving false information to the state transport department to get a registration certificate and permit for the bus, which was being used for ferrying school children, police said.

"The residential proof submitted by Yadav was found false because he never resided at the mentioned address," said Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Sindhu Pillai.

"Anant Gopal, the landlord of the property in north Delhi's Burari, told us that Yadav never resided at his house. Yadav filed a false affidavit claiming that he was a resident of the given address," said Pillai.

Besides the bus involved in the gang-rape crime, 10 other buses were registered in the name of Dinesh Yadav, police said.