A medical examination of a co-accused with activist Naudeep Kaur in a felony case carried out by Chandigarh-based Authorities Medical School and Hospital has discovered two fractures on his hand and foot and a few damaged nail beds on his toe brought on by a “blunt object”.
Shiv Kumar, president of Majdoor Adhikar Sanghathan, was arrested just a few days after the arrest of labour rights activist Naudeep Kaur.
Naudeep Kaur was arrested for allegedly gheraoing an industrial unit and demanding cash from the corporate in Haryana’s Sonipat on January 12.
Shiv Kumar is a co-accused with Naudeep Kaur in a felony case registered by Sonipat police.
The Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom on February 19 had directed Superintendent of Sonipat Jail to get the medical examination of Shiv Kumar carried out by the GMCH after Shiv Kumar’s father alleged that his son was brutally tortured by Sonipat police.
In response to a GMCH medical report submitted within the excessive courtroom on Wednesday: “All of the accidents have been greater than two weeks previous and have been brought on by blunt object/weapon.”
“There’s a fracture distal phalanx of the second digit of left hand. Fracture of base of fifth Metatarsal bone of proper foot,” the report mentioned.
Amongst accidents, 4 of the accidents have been easy in nature and two have been of grievous nature, as per the report.
“Proper foot swelling current and tender to the touch… Swelling and tenderness on left foot. Nail beds of proper 2nd and third toe are damaged and underlying pores and skin in reddish in color and exhibiting therapeutic adjustments. Left huge toe exhibits blackish discolouration. Nails of left thumb and index finger exhibits bluish black discoloration with tenderness,” it mentioned.
In response to a psychiatric analysis of Shiv Kumar, he appeared unhappy and distressed with occasional crying spells.
“He expressed preoccupation together with his present scenario, reported predominant anxiousness signs, flashbacks of brutality meted out to him, nightmares, feeling of loneliness, uncertainty about future,” it mentioned.
“Total, analysis is suggestive of post-traumatic stress dysfunction like signs,” as per the report.
In response to 24-year-old Kumar, who offered details about his case to the five-member medical board of GMCH shaped for his medical examination, he was picked up on January 16 from a protest website at Kundli and was taken to previous Kacheri, Sonipat the place the CI (police) employees assaulted him.
“They tied each his ft, lay him on the bottom and hit him on the soles. His 2nd, third and fifth toe nails of the suitable foot have been torn and nail of massive toe of left foot turned blue. Additionally they hit him on the buttocks with flat sticks. Then they tied his fingers and stretched his legs,” the medical board report mentioned quoting allegations made by Shiv Kumar.
“He was made to lie on the bottom with each legs straight and a metallic pipe was positioned on his thigh and rolled over the thighs by two individuals. Additionally they hit him on each fingers and palms and likewise on the again of his head. He was not allowed to sleep for 3 days.”
“The CI employees took his assertion and requested him to provide names and when he couldn’t accomplish that, they tied him to a chair and poured water to his head. He was mentally and bodily abused within the police remand they usually additionally poured sizzling water on his ft and any blisters that shaped have been burst by them,” it was alleged.
Nevertheless, senior police officers weren’t instantly obtainable for touch upon Shiv Kumar’s allegations.
The Haryana Police has refuted fees of labour rights activist Kaur of being bodily assaulted whereas accusing her of extorting cash from industrialists.
In a standing report submitted to the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom on Wednesday, the Haryana Police has described the accusations levelled towards it as “baseless”. The report was submitted in a matter pertaining to Naudeep Kaur’s alleged unlawful confinement, of which the excessive courtroom had earlier taken suo motu cognizance.