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Odisha lady doctor falls to death from 7th storey, in-laws allege murder

Bhubaneswar: Dr Swetapadma Mishra, a renowned gynaecologist fell to death from the seventh floor of her apartment building on Sunday afternoon. Her parents immediately alleged she had been murdered.Dr Mishra, 42, stays in apartment no.
India TV News Desk September 07, 2015 15:07 IST
India TV News Desk

Bhubaneswar: Dr Swetapadma Mishra, a renowned gynaecologist fell to death from the seventh floor of her apartment building on Sunday afternoon. Her parents immediately alleged she had been murdered.

Dr Mishra, 42, stays in apartment no. 302 in Banalata Apartments in Sahidnagar with her husband Dr Arijit Mahapatra, a paediatric and their son, who studies in Class Six.

Police have sent her body for post-mortem to Capital Hospital. The post-mortem will be videographed, police said.

 The incident occured at around 1:30 pm when she fell from the seventh floor, police said.

Bhubaneswar Police Commissioner today visited the spot and police collected CCTV footage of the apartment building. The city DCP said family members including her husband would be questioned.

According to police, the lady doctor told her son, she was going to the roof to collect clothes hung out to dry. Soon after, a loud thud sound was heard and Dr Mishra was found bleeding on the ground floor by the watchman.

The lady doctor's mother Snehalata Mishra and brother Bimal Mishra alleged that Swetapadma was murdered for money. They alleged the lady doctor was suffering from mental depression and was getting treated by a psychiatric.