Delhi HC steps in, kin get mortal remains of youth who died in UAE

Written by Pritam Pal Singh
| New Delhi |

Published: April 27, 2020 10:25:31 pm

As per the police, on October 10, the sufferer had a battle with the suspect on the marriage ceremony. The sufferer alongside together with his buddies was making enjoyable of the suspect which had led to the quarrel. (Representational Image)
Nine days after a 24-year-old died of cardiac arrest in UAE, his mortal remains had been handed to the members of the family Monday early morning, together with two different Indians.

Kamlesh Bhatt, who died of a coronary heart assault in Abu Dhabi on April 17 and his mortal remains together with two others had been despatched to India by Etihad airport providers cargo on April 23. But it was despatched again to the UAE by the immigration authorities in Delhi on April 24.

Following which, the deceased’s brother Vimlesh Bhatt, resident of Tehri Garhwal in Uttarakhand, moved the Delhi High Court on Saturday, searching for route to the involved authorities to convey again the mortal remains of his brother who was working in Abu Dhabi.

The problem got here up for listening to by video conferencing earlier than Justice Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva, who was informed that “even though the requisite clearances were available, still the concerned authorities did not permit the unloading the mortal remains of the deceased at Delhi and they were flown back on the same aircraft”.

After the court docket’s intervention, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday issued a memorandum revoking the sooner ban and mentioned our bodies and mortal remains can be permitted “topic to strict adherence to the rules …concerning the administration of COVID-19 and submission of a no-objection approval/concurrence from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)”.

The plea was listed for listening to Monday in the High Court, the place advocates Rituparn Uniyal and Abhishek Kumar, who had been representing Bhatt, mentioned that “Kamlesh Bhatt, Sanjeev Kumar, and Jagsir Singh our bodies arrived at Delhi airport Monday early morning after the federal government reversed its resolution to ban coffins being introduced again as a component of air cargo because of the coronavirus pandemic.”

Uniyal mentioned that the opposite two had been from Punjab and their household has additionally obtained the physique and all of them left for his or her villages to carry out their final rights.

Vimlesh has mentioned in the petition that they had been shocked to learn by the cargo firm that they weren’t allowed to unload the physique of the sufferer because of some immigration problem regardless of having full documentation and authorized formalities which had been required for repatriation of human remains to India as laid down by the MEA.

“In a most inhumane, insensitive and unexpected conduct of the respondents the human remains of the deceased were sent back to UAE on the same flight without citing any order/notification/circular or furnishing any medical report by a medical officer or giving any explanation or reason to the petitioner who kept praying for handing over of the mortal remains of his 24 years old younger brother,” the plea has mentioned.

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