In the order, the court said the licences issued to the three accused doctors by the Medical Council of India as well as Maharashtra Medical Council shall remain suspended till conclusion of the trial.
“We were prepared for this decision. But we had also hoped that the court would not granted them bail after going through the evidence. We don’t want them to be out. All we want is them to be in jail for 10 to 15 years and cancellation of their licenses forever,” said Salman Tadvi, the husband of the deceased.
Following the death of Tadvi, who allegedly hanged herself in her hostel room at the T N Topiwala National Medical College on May 22, the three senior resident doctors had been arrested on charges of abetting suicide and caste discrimination.
One of Payal’s batchmates, also posted in the gynaecology department of Nair Hospital, told the Mumbai Police Crime Branch that in November 2018, he witnessed a senior warning the accused to lay off her.
Tadvi’s classmate Snehal had told the police that during their last conversation on phone, just hours before the 26-year-old committed suicide on May 22, Tadvi was troubled by the alleged harassment and was continuously crying while talking about it.
Payal Tadvi, a junior resident doctor, was found hanging by the ceiling fan of her hostel room at BYL Nair General Hospital on May 22. Later, three of her seniors were arrested on charges of the abetment of suicide and caste-based discrimination.