Indrani Mukerjea suffered injuries in riot after inmate’s death in Mumbai jail: JJ hospital
Mumbai city news: Indrani Mukerjea underwent a medical check-up at JJ Hospital on June 28.mumbai Updated: Jul 10, 2017 20:23 IST
A medical report from JJ Hospital, a copy of which is with HT, confirmed that former media executive Indrani Mukerjea suffered injuries during a riot that broke out in Mumbai’s Byculla jail after the death of inmate Manjula Shetye on June 23.
According to doctors, her injuries are simple, caused by a hard blunt object.
Indrani underwent a medical check-up at JJ Hospital on June 28.
Doctors said Indrani narrated the alleged assault, with complaints of pain and swelling on left wrist, right arm, little finger of her right hand and left leg.
The doctors found two contusions – one the size of 3cmx4cm over left arm above the elbow. The second contusion was 2cmx 2cm over her right arm below the elbow.
“The two injuries can be caused by hard and blunt object,” the report states .
The doctors also found swelling above her left calf and tenderness on the little finger of her right arm. “All injuries are simple in nature caused between June 23 and 24,” the report sattes.
According to the police, around 200 inmates went on the terrace of the prison and made a bonfire of newspapers and documents on the premises to protest against Shetye’s death.
The Nagpada police booked nearly the inmates, including Indrani, for rioting, unlawful assembly, assault on a public servant and other relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.
First Published: Jul 05, 2017 09:49 IST