Chintan alleges ‘third-degree torture’, but medical reports are normal
MUMBAI: Even though artist Chintan Upadhyay, an accused in the murder of his wife Hema and her lawyer Haresh Bhambani, alleged he was subjected to “third-degree torture”, the reports of his medical examination at the state-run JJ Hospital on Wednesday showed his condition was “normal”.
Upadhyay, 43, has been kept in the custody of the Kandivli police since his arrest on December 22. Based on the orders issued by a local court, two policemen in plain clothes took Upadhyay for medical examination to JJ hospital around 1.35pm. After the tests, he was escorted back to the Kandivli police station around 6pm. “We conducted forensics, surgery, medicine and psychiatric tests on Upadhyay. The medical reports are normal,” said Dr T Lahane, dean, JJ Hospital.
Meanwhile, according to sources, key accused Vidhyadhar Rajbhar, has been moving and his location was traced last week, but the police haven’t revealed it.
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