Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has granted bail to three doctors, who are accused of abetting Dr Payal Tadvi to commit suicide.
According to an ANI report, the court directed the trio to submit a surety of Rs 2 Lakh and appear before the crime branch every alternate day. The court further directed them not to travel outside Mumbai without permission or go inside the BYL Nair Hospital, where Dr Tadvi had committed suicide.
Medical Dialogues had reported about the unfortunate incident where the doctor has been identified as a 26-year-old PG medico Dr Payal Tadvi pursuing MD Gynecology from a well known BYL Nair Hospital in Mumbai allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her hostel room.
The doctor was allegedly under depression as three of her senior colleagues allegedly used to harass her with casteist remarks.
The Forensic Department had recovered a suicide note left behind by Tadvi on her phone. The post-mortem examination report of Dr Tadvi’s death revealed the evidence of a ligature mark on her neck.
Her family alleged that three of her seniors ragged and hurled casteist abuses at her, forcing her to take the extreme step.
The accused were booked under Sections 306 (abetment of suicide) and 201 (destruction of evidence) of the Indian Penal Code and relevant provisions of the Maharashtra Prohibition of Ragging Act and the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities).
The court had, on July 25, ordered the video recording of the proceedings. The bench, which has now replaced the earlier bench, reviewed the order and asked the state government’s assistance on it.