Relatives of Jayanti Gohil (inset) mourn his death, in Vadodara on Monday. (Source: Express photo by Bhupendra Rana)
Written by Aditi Raja
| Vadodara | Published on:March 31, 2015 4:33 am
authorities asked us to be present in Mumbai by Monday morning, but the formalities began only at 3 pm on Monday, including the autopsy.
We have been unable to seek parole for Ramesh due to the delay in issuing death certificate for my uncle. The jail authorities are claiming that he died of cancer. It is a lie to cover up their negligence for his heart ailment.”
The family in Vadodara is now awaiting the arrival of the body to complete the last rites on Tuesday.
Although Gohil and his son Ramesh were arrested in May 2013 by NIA from Vadodara in connection with Ajmer blasts, NIA Inspector General R Shastri told The Indian Express that the duo were discharged from the case soon after and handed over to the Maharashtra ATS in the Best Bakery case, in which they were absconding from the retrial conducted in Mumbai between 2004-2006.
Shastri said, “The two persons – Jayanti Gohil and Ramesh Gohil – are no longer accused in any case of the NIA. They were handed over to the Maharashtra ATS. We have been informed that he prima facie appears to have died of cancer.”
Arthur Road Jail Superintendent Ahir Rao said the father-son duo were awaiting commencement of the Best Bakery retrial in their cases, while officials of the Maharashtra ATS said they would “check records” about the accused. indeed to see even after acquittal.
Source: WHN Media