Body of victim embalmed; to be home in spl aircraft
A special aircraft of national carrier Air India is bringing back the body of the 23- year- old woman. The chartered plane, an Airbus A- 319, left Indira Gandhi International Airport at 8am IST for Singapore and is expected to have returned at around 8pm IST after taking off from there at around 5 pm Singapore time, media reports quoted Air India officials, as saying. The body of the young Indian woman was embalmed and placed in a special casket for being flown back to India, according to informed sources. The body was placed in a gold and yellow coffin. due to cardiac arrest. Mehta, who was by the side of the girl in the air ambulance in which she was airlifted to Singapore, said the girl’s blood pressure was normal and her heart was pumping blood till last evening when he had left Singapore for India. “Her lungs were infected slightly yesterday but her blood pressure was normal,” he said, adding that she was an “extremely brave girl” and a “role model” who fought back after suffering grievous injuries.
Cerebral edema is a serious medical condition where there is way more fluid in the skull than there should be causing swelling in brain which compromises its own blood flow. About the nearly six- hour journey to Singapore, Dr Mehta said the victim’s blood pressure dipped very low for a few minutes but it was brought to normal level immediately.
“It was just for a temporary period. She responded quite well. In fact, she responded better than what I was expecting. Till yesterday, her blood pressure was normal and she took the treatment very well,” he said.
Maintaining that the girl was air- lifted only with an aim to get best of the treatment for her, the doctor paid rich tributes to her courage. “She was an extremely brave girl. She is a role model for everyone. She fought back,” he said and noted that it was time for action.
“As a society we should unite and fight against such crimes. It is not just enough that people shed artificial tears and forget. We should work hard,” he said.