Sambalpur Boy’s Death In AP: Autopsy Report Reveals Contusion In Heart


Bhubaneswar: The post-mortem report of Sambalpur boy Shreyash Kesharwani, who died allegedly due to torture and ragging at a private institute in Visakhapatnam, revealed that there was contusion in his heart which caused his death.

The autopsy report submitted by the Capital Hospital authorities today further revealed that that there was pulmonary effusion and pulmonary embolism (clotting of blood inside lungs) prior to his death.

At the same time, a three-member team of Andhra Pradesh police met the doctors who treated him at the hospital here as part of the probe to ascertain the exact cause of the boy’s death.

The AP police team led by Circle Inspector of P M Palem police station K Laxman Murthy later went to Sambalpur to meet Shreyash’s parents. Shreyash’s family members had alleged that he was badly beaten by three of his hostel inmates at his hostel of Sri Chaitanya College in Visakhapatnam.

Notably, Shreyash died at a private hospital here on January 6 after being allegedly brutally tortured physically by three of his hostel inmates in December I 2017. His family members lodged a complaint with Sambalpur Police which handed over the case to the Visakhapatnam police.

However, a case against three students was registered under Sections 302 and 34 of IPC on January 10 in this connection.


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