Payal Tadvi case: Court rejects bail pleas of three doctors arrested for 'abetting suicide' of junior colleague

A special court in Mumbai rejected the bail pleas of three women doctors arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of Payal Tadvi at a civic body-run hospital.

Press Trust of India June 24, 2019 16:05:48 IST
Payal Tadvi case: Court rejects bail pleas of three doctors arrested for 'abetting suicide' of junior colleague
  • A special court in Mumbai rejected the bail pleas of three doctors arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of their junior colleague at a civic body-run hospital

  • Judge PB Jadhav rejected the bail applications of Hema Ahuja, Bhakti Meher and Ankita Khandelwal, who are in jail since their arrest on 29 May

  • Payal Tadvi, 26, a second-year postgraduate medical student attached to BYL Nair Hospital in Mumba, allegedly committed suicide in her hostel room on 22 May

Mumbai: A special court in Mumbai on Monday rejected the bail pleas of three women doctors arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of their junior colleague at a civic body-run hospital.

Judge PB Jadhav rejected the bail applications of Hema Ahuja, Bhakti Meher and Ankita Khandelwal, who are in jail since their arrest on 29 May.

Payal Tadvi, 26, a second-year postgraduate medical student attached to BYL Nair Hospital in Mumba, allegedly committed suicide in her hostel room on 22 May.

Tadvi's family alleged that three of her seniors — Ahuja, Meher and Khandelwal — ragged and hurled casteist abuses at her, forcing her to take the extreme step.

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