Badaun case: videography not performed during post mortem of womans body – Badaun scandal: Videography not done during post mortem of woman’s body


Videography not provided during post mortem – file photo


Amid allegations of negligence on the police in the investigation of the case of alleged gang rape and murder of an Anganwadi worker in a village under the Ughaiti police station area of ​​Badaun, the health department has not videographed the post mortem procedure of the woman’s body is.

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When asked in this context, Dr. Yashpal Singh, Chief Medical Officer of Badaun said, “The administration had not given any instructions to conduct videography, hence the post-mortem procedure of the body was not videographed.” , “If the administration had instructed him, he would have got the post-mortem videography done.” The post-mortem of the woman’s body was done by a panel of three doctors constituted by the Chief Medical Officer.


Experts say that in the rape or other suspicious cases of women, videography of the post-mortem process is done by the panel, so that the experts can give their opinion by looking at the videography of the post-mortem, if needed. Senior advocate of criminal cases Rajiv Kumar Sharma said, “After the Nirbhaya incident in Delhi, the Supreme Court issued guidelines to the Central Government regarding medical examination or post mortem, which said that the victim in such cases / Medical examination of the deceased will be conducted through a panel of three doctors, in which it is mandatory to have a woman doctor and videography of the entire post-mortem process will also be done compulsorily.

It is worth mentioning that on January 3, a 50-year-old woman who went to the temple in a village in Ughati police station area died under suspicious circumstances. The relatives have accused the temple’s Mahant Satya Narayan and his two associates of rape and murder, on the basis of which a case was registered against the accused and the police arrested them. There was a huge delay in filing the deadpan, filing the case and conducting the post-mortem. In this case, the then police station in-charge has been suspended. Chandramukhi, a member of the National Commission for Women, questioned the police action in this case.

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