Chennai: A 41-year-old girl Covid-19 affected person, who disappeared from the corona ward at Chennai’s Rajiv Gandhi Authorities Common Hospital discovered lifeless on the hospital premises per week later.
The deceased has recognized as Sunitha, 41, of West Tambaran in Chennai.
The mortem has confirmed that the Sunitha was murdered whereas the accused hospital employee has Rathi Devi has confessed that she had murdered the girl for her cash and cellular, in accordance with the police.
Police arrested the homicide suspect, Rathi Devi, 40, of Thiruvottiyur and recovered the stolen cellular of the deceased girl.
The police grew to become suspicious of Rathi Devi after different staff on the hospital knowledgeable the officers that they’d final seen Rathi Devi taking Sunitha on a wheelchair from ward quantity 268 on the third flooring of Tower-III of the GH.
Rathi Devi, who lived together with her son and daughter, was in a determined want of cash. Rathi Devi informed the police that she had seen Sunitha counting notes within the denomination of Rs 500 in her bag. She made up a plan to steal the cash from Sunitha. She took Sunitha in a wheelchair below the pretext of taking her to a scan room. She used an emergency elevate to take her to the eighth flooring, the place she strangled her and dumped the physique in a EB room near the staircase.
Police offical mentioned, “Sunitha’s hyoid bone was not broken, which normally broke during strangulation. As her lungs were infected to coronavirus and she had breathing difficulty, Rathi Devi applied mild force and she died immediately,” he mentioned.
Sunitha’s decomposed physique was discovered on June 8.