Dr. Payal Tadvi Suicide Case: Court rejects bail plea of the accused

Mumbai Sessions Court rejected the bail plea of the three accused in the Dr. Payal Tadvi Suicide case and has also extended their judicial custody for 14 days


On Monday, June 24, Mumbai Sessions Court rejected the bail plea filed by the accused in Dr. Payal Tadvi's Suicide Case. Accordingly, the court has ordered for an extended 14-day judicial custody of Dr. Hema Ahuja, Dr. Ankita Khandelwal, and Dr. Bhakti Meher. After which, the three doctors broke into tears in the courtroom.

The state government had opposed the bail plea filed by the accused doctors who had stated that approving their bail during such a crucial time of the investigation would be inappropriate. Accordingly, the court has decided to extend the three doctors' judicial custody till July 6.

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Dr. Tadvi, 26, a second-year postgraduate medical student studying at BYL Nair Hospital, allegedly committed suicide in her hostel room on May 22. The family members had blamed three of her seniors for ragging her and hurling casteist abuses at her, which forced Tadvi to take her life.

After which, the three were arrested and sent to judicial custody.

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