The Delhi Police on Friday knowledgeable the excessive courtroom that the demise of a farmer whose tractor overturned in the course of the tractor rally on Republic Day was on account of shock and hemorrhage on account of head harm, and never on account of any gunshot harm. The police said this within the standing report filed in a petition moved by deceased Navreet Singh’s grandfather searching for a court-monitored SIT probe into the demise. He asserted that Navreet Singh was allegedly shot by the policemen, on account of which he misplaced management of the tractor.
Navreet Singh died on January 26 after his tractor overturned after ramming into police barricades in the course of the tractor rally. The accident was captured on a CCTV digicam.
“As per the opinion of the panel of medical doctors which performed the autopsy, the reason for demise is shock and hemorrhage on account of ante-mortem head harm. The demise will not be on account of any gunshot harm,” the standing report said.
A panel of three medical doctors, specifically Mohammad Zubair, Dashrath Singh and Manoj Kumar Shukla, performed the autopsy at 2 a.m. on January 27.
“The medical doctors did an X-ray earlier than conducting the autopsy. The X-Ray plates prima facie confirmed that there was no gunshot harm within the physique of the deceased,” the police informed the courtroom.
It’s pertinent to say right here that the medical doctors who performed the autopsy have been medical specialists and there’s no substantive floor to query their efficiency or responsibility, the police added.
The plea by Navreet Singh’s grandfather Hardeep Singh had hunted for a court-appointed and monitored Particular Investigation Staff probe. It additionally sought the SIT to file periodic standing reviews to make sure a time-bound, court-monitored investigation.
The petition mentioned the forensic specialists, who reviewed the outline of accidents within the autopsy report, independently opined that the accidents have been in step with firearm or gunshot wounds and couldn’t have resulted from the tractor overturning.