HYDERABAD:Autopsy report of 30-year-old Officer Trainee (OT) of the National Police Academy, Manu Mukth Manav, who was found dead in a swimming pool in August last, says he had sustained a ‘blunt injury’ on his abdomen before his death. How and why he sustained the injury needs to be investigated, the report says. The postmortem report is crucial to the
CBI, Delhi Unit, that is investigating the suspicious death of the trainee IPS officer.
Kanta Bharadwaj, lecturer, and Ram Niwas Manav, parents of Manu Mukt Manav, had collected all information pertaining to the case, including the autopsy report through RTI and submitted the copies to the CBI.
Manav’s father Ram Niwas told Express the postmortem report was crucial to the CBI to crack the mystery behind the death of his son in the NPA.
In the report, Dr M Narayana Reddy M D, Forensic Medicine, Medico-legal Consultant, Truth Labs, Hyderabad & Former Professor & Head of the Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology Osmania Medical College/ Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad stated in inference that the presence of Hematoma (blood clot) of 12 x 8 cm over the anterior aspect (front) of liver, at the junction of right dome of diaphragm with liver suggests that the deceased Manu Mukt Manav sustained blunt injury to the abdomen, before dying due to drowning.
The report also found that Manav was under the influence of ethyl alcohol at the time of his death.
“Strictly interrogate the 10 OTs and other NPA workers and officers who were present at the pool or the club at the time of the incident. If needed, conduct narco and lie detector test on them,” Manav’s parents requested the CBI.