Wednesday Sep 25, 2019
KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday gave the go-ahead for a judicial inquiry into the Nimrita Kumari death case.
According to sources, SHC had written a letter to a session judge in Larkana over the death of final-year medical student, Nimrita.
The session judge had sought the SHC’s permission for a judicial inquiry into the matter over the provincial government’s request.
On the other hand, Nimrita’s brother and father are yet to register a case and that consultations are being done with high officials over the registration of a first information report (FIR).
The SSP had assured a clean and thorough the investigation will be done into the case, with no pressure to be accepted.
The investigating officer said authorities they had completed interviews of senior professors, both the roommates and 40 others, while her classmates Mehran Abroo and Shan Ali were under arrest.
Kumari, a student of the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University's (SMBBMU) Bibi Aseefa Dental College, was found dead on September 16, the university administration had said, adding that she had allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan in her room in the university's hostel number 3.
According to the principal of Larkana's Chandka Medical College, Professor Dr K Das Dholia, the initial post-mortem report ascertained the cause of Kumari's death to be suicide.
The initial post-mortem report also confirmed there were no indication or marks of torture on her body, Professor Dholia added, noting further that samples from Kumari's body were sent to labs in Karachi and Larkana.