IIT-Kharagpur Scholar’s Physique Exhumed For Court docket-Ordered Second Post-mortem

Faizan Ahmed was discovered lifeless in October final 12 months

New Delhi/Dibrugarh:

IIT-Kharagpur pupil Faizan Ahmed’s physique was exhumed at this time in Assam for the second post-mortem, after a number of loopholes have been identified by a court-appointed skilled within the first one.

As ordered by the Calcutta Excessive Court docket final month, Faizan’s physique was exhumed and brought to Kolkata by a crew of West Bengal police – the place his second post-mortem will likely be carried out.

The 23-year-old pupil’s father raised objections over the presence of IIT-Kharagpur officers on the burial floor in Assam’s Dibrugarh. 

“We have been instructed some professors from IIT got here right here. Why did they arrive? What’s their goal we do not know. We’re uncertain about their presence,” he instructed reporters.

Faizan Ahmed was discovered lifeless in a hostel room on the campus premises on October 14 final 12 months. The school authorities had stated it was a case of suicide, however the household had alleged that he had been killed.

His household had instructed the courtroom that he was pushed over the sting by ragging and that his complaints went unheard by IIT-Kharagpur’s administration. “It was a transparent case of homicide,” they stated.

The premier institute had confronted scathing criticism from the Calcutta Excessive Court docket, in the course of the listening to, which noticed the incident to be a case of ragging.

The excessive courtroom whereas passing the order for exhumation of physique had stated a second autopsy is “very important and obligatory for arriving on the reality”. 

“The physique of the sufferer has been buried as per Muslim rites at Assam. The physique of the sufferer Faizan Ahmed is ordered to be exhumed,” Justice Rajasekhar Mantha had stated.

“The investigating officer within the matter shall coordinate with the Assam Police and be certain that the physique and/or stays are exhumed, dropped at Kolkata by the State Police and contemporary put up mortem is carried out,” he added.

The excessive courtroom had earlier pulled up the director of IIT-Kharagpur, situated in Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal, within the matter.

The courtroom had, on December 1, reprimanded him for not appearing on a ragging grievance, which was adopted by the coed’s loss of life.