Unnao case: Court issues directions to set up temporary court at AIIMS from Sep 11

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Saturday issued a slew of directions for holding ‘in-camera’ proceedings at AIIMS here for recording the statement of the Unnao rape survivor from September 11 in the case of alleged sexual assault by expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in 2017.

District Judge Dharmesh Sharma gave the directions for setting up a temporary court at the Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre, AIIMS, where the woman is presently admitted following an accident on July 28, after the high court gave him permission on Friday.

‘In-camera’ proceedings are not open to the public and the press.

The court said that there shall be no audio or video recording of the deposition and the requested the the Medical Superintendent (MS) to ensure that the CCTV cameras installed inside the seminar hall remained switched off during the proceedings there. It also asked authorities to ensure that the woman does not come face to face with the accused. (AGENCIES)