Looking at the gravity and the seriousness of Dr Payal Tadvi ragging and suicide case, the Maharashtra government on Thursday, May 30, decided to transfer the case to the Mumbai Crime Branch for the further investigation.
Dr Payal Tadvi, a second year Post Graduate student attached to Mumbai’s civic-run Nair hospital had committed suicide due to ragging and harassment from the seniors.
On Thursday, Dr Payal’s family met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai with Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan. CM Fadnavis has assured Dr Payal’s family that free and fair probe will be conducted in Dr Payal suicide case.
While speaking to My Medical Mantra Girish Mahajan, Medical Education Minister said, “Looking at the seriousness of the case the government has decided to transfer the case to the Mumbai Crime Branch for the further investigation.”
“As per my demand to transfer case it CBI or Crime Branch Dr Payal Tadvi Case has been transferred to the crime branch,” said Advocate Nitin Satpute who is representing the victims.
Meanwhile, all the three accused doctors, Dr Bhakti Mehere, Dr Hema Ahuja and Dr Ankita Khandelwal have been sent to the police custody till Friday.
The Anti-ragging committee has also submitted its report to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, stating prima facie evidence suggested that Dr Payal was subjected to ragging.