Fresh Autopsy Done on Second SVS College Girl

Two weeks ago, Madras High Court directed that a fresh autopsy be done on the body of Monisha who had been found dead in a well near the college.

Published: 14th February 2016 03:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th February 2016 05:37 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: A fresh post mortem was done on the body of the second of three girl students from SVS Medical College of Yoga and Naturopathy, Villupuram, who were found dead near the college under mysterious circumstances. The autopsy was done at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH) on Saturday. The Madras High Court had on Thursday allowed an appeal from the girl’s father seeking a fresh autopsy.

According to police, the body was brought to the hospital around 5.15 pm and the autopsy went on until 6.15 pm. The body was then handed over to the student’s family who are from Cheyur, Kancheepuram district.

Elumalai, father of Saranya, had filed an appeal before the Division Bench of Madras High Court for a fresh autopsy on his daughter’s body as he was suspicious about how her death.

Speaking to Express, Dr R Vimala, dean, Madras Medical College said the autopsy was done at the hospital mortuary and the pathology team was headed by Dr Murugesan, director, Institute of Forensic Medicine, RGGGH.

Two weeks ago, Madras High Court directed that a fresh autopsy be done on the body of Monisha, one of the three girl students who had been found dead in a well near the college. While it was alleged to be a suicide, the fresh autopsy was ordered after Monisha’s father Tamilarasan, moved the court seeking a second autopsy on suspicion of foul play. It was conducted at the Kilpauk Medical College.

The samples collected at RGGGH were sent to the State Forensic Sciences Department here for tests, and the report will be submitted to the court.

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