New Delhi:  A court here on Monday recorded the statement of a police officer as a witness in the gang rape of a 51-year-old Danish woman.

Delhi Police Sub Inspector Saroj Tiwari, who was on patrol duty on the day of the incident in January 2014, testified as a prosecution witness in the case.

Tiwari’s statement was recorded before Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja.

The court will record the statements of other witnesses on Tuesday.

Arjun, Raju alias Chhakka, Mohammad Raja, Mahendra alias Ganja, Raju alias Bajji and Shyam Lal have been charged with robbing and raping the Danish woman at knife point near New Delhi railway station in January 2014 after she sought directions to her hotel in Paharganj.

Two minors are also allegedly involved in the case and they are facing an inquiry before the Juvenile Justice Board.

Police had said all the accused were vagabonds who took the woman to an isolated spot near the Divisional Railway Officers’ Club close to the railway station, took away her belongings and then raped her.

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