Sessions court urged to hold judicial inquiry into Nimrita Kumari case
KARACHI: The Sindh government on Wednesday asked the sessions court to hold a judicial inquiry into Nimrita Kumari death case and submit the report to the Home Department within 30 days.
A notification issued by the Sindh Home Department requested the district and sessions judge of Larkana to conduct a judicial enquiry into the case of Nimrita, who was found dead in her hostel on Sept 16, and furnish its report within 30 days for taking further necessary action. The victim was a BDS final year student at Bibi Aseefa Dental College Larkana.
The deputy commissioner and senior superintendent of police Larkana are directed to extend all possible cooperation in the conduct of judicial enquiry.
Copies of the notification have been forwarded to the registrar Sindh High Court, principal secretary to Sindh governor, secretary to Sindh chief minister, Larkana commissioner, Larkana deputy commissioner, Larkana DIG police and senior superintendent of police.
Namrita, hailing from Mirpur Mathelo, a taluka of Ghotki, was found lying on a charpoy with a rope tied to her neck while her room was locked from inside.
The university’s vice-chancellor, Dr Anila Attaur Rehman has said the incident appeared to be a suicide, however the police and the medico-legal team have still to confirm the cause of the death through postmortem report.
Family of the deceased has alleged that she did not commit suicide but it was a case of murder.