Donate Now !
ambedkaritetoday.com website is not supported by any corporate or political parties as many other online portals are, neither do we have any investment from businesses. We believe in speaking the truth and bringing out the caste realities which are kept hidden by mainstream media. We work on bringing out Dalit-Bahujans history and culture which have been sidelined till now.

 Subscribe      Donate   

Help us in our endeavour to fight against caste discrimination, stand for equality and struggle for establishing the ideology of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar and many other Dalit-Bahujan ideals.

Payal Tadvi Case : Picture Of Missing Suicide Note Found On Dr.Payal's Phone

Payal Tadvi Case : Picture Of Missing Suicide Note Found On Dr.Payal's Phone
Dr Hema Ahuja, Dr Ankita Khandelwal and Dr Bhakti Mehare; (R) Dr Payal Tadvi

Highlight 

  • where’s the original suicide note?
  • Who removed it from Dr Tadvi’s room?
A report published by mumbai mirror said that A suicide note – the crucial missing link in Dr Payal Tadvi’s death – has been recovered from her mobile phone, providing the biggest twist yet in the case. While the police have all along argued in the court that Dr Tadvi killed herself to escape harassment by three of her seniors – Dr Hema Ahuja, Dr Ankita Khandelwal and Dr Bhakti Mehare – the absence of a suicide note was a big stumbling block for the prosecution.

A picture of the suicide note, found in Dr Tadvi’s phone during forensic investigations, not only names the three seniors currently under arrest, but also refers to casteist slurs they used to intimidate and isolate her at work. The accused have so far maintained that the suicide was triggered by the victim’s inability to take the work pressure typical of a government-run hospital.

The picture of the suicide note will also renew questions about who removed the original copy from the victim’s room. It will also bring the focus back on the two of the three accused returning to Dr Tadvi’s room after the body was taken away.

According to the police, the two accused spent three minutes in Dr Tadvi’s room and police believe they used this time to destroy the suicide note and possibly some other evidence. Forensic experts, who did not wish to be identified, said Dr Tadvi had clicked the picture apparently to send it to her mother, but for some reason changed her mind.

Dr Tadvi killed herself in her post-graduate hostel room on the evening of May 22. Just minutes before she hanged herself, she had spoken to her mother over the phone about the harassment she was facing at work. The last call on her phone – 121 seconds before her death – was from Dr Ahuja.

Dr Ahuja has claimed the call was only to check about certain medicines Dr Tadvi had given to a patient.

The Kalina Forensic Science Laboratory on Monday told the Crime Branch about the recovery of the suicide note. Sources said the police shared this information in a sealed envelope with the Bombay High Court on Thursday. The court asked the Crime Branch to get the suicide note verified by handwriting experts.

Meanwhile, the hearing of the bail applications of the three accused was adjourned to July 16 by Justice Sadhana Jadhav. The prosecution told the court that the investigation in the case will be completed within the next two weeks.

According to the police, the two accused spent three minutes in Dr Tadvi’s room and police believe they used this time to destroy the suicide note and possibly some other evidence.

Forensic experts, who did not wish to be identified, said Dr Tadvi had clicked the picture apparently to send it to her mother, but for some reason changed her mind.

Dr Tadvi killed herself in her post-graduate hostel room on the evening of May 22. Just minutes before she hanged herself, she had spoken to her mother over the phone about the harassment she was facing at work. The last call on her phone – 121 seconds before her death – was from Dr Ahuja.

Dr Ahuja has claimed the call was only to check about certain medicines Dr Tadvi had given to a patient.

The Kalina Forensic Science Laboratory on Monday told the Crime Branch about the recovery of the suicide note. Sources said the police shared this information in a sealed envelope with the Bombay High Court on Thursday. The court asked the Crime Branch to get the suicide note verified by handwriting experts.

Meanwhile, the hearing of the bail applications of the three accused was adjourned to July 16 by Justice Sadhana Jadhav. The prosecution told the court that the investigation in the case will be completed within the next two weeks.


[ Get the Top Story that matters from The Ambedkarite Today on your inbox. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter ]

Support Our Work!!

If you enjoyed this article, consider making a donation to help us produce more like it. The Ambedkarite Today was founded in 2018 to tell the stories of how government really works for—and how to make it work better. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard. As a nonprofit, we rely on support from readers like you.

1 Comments

All readers are invited to post comments responsibly. Any messages with foul language or inciting hatred will be deleted.