Gurmeet Ram Rahim verdict: The 33 people killed in the Panchkula violence on August 25 died of bullets fired from INSAS rifles and Self Loading Rifle weapons. During post-mortem, bullets were recovered from bodies and have been sealed by Panchkula Civil hospital doctors, and will be sent for forensic examination to a lab at Madhuban.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim verdict: The 33 people killed in the Panchkula violence on August 25 died of bullets fired from INSAS rifles and Self Loading Rifle weapons. As per Indian Express report, during post-mortem bullets were recovered from bodies and have been sealed by Panchkula Civil hospital doctors, and will be sent for forensic examination to a lab at Madhuban. But police officials have informally identified the bullets as those used in INSAS, which the paramilitaries use and SLRs which were being used by Haryana Police. As per IE report, the post-mortem reports of 20 victims killed in the violence were accessed by Chandigarh Newsline.
Vineet, a 26-year-old who hails from Ambala district was shot in the back. Another victim Ranjeet Singh, 27-year-old, a resident of Sangrur, Punjab, was shot in the stomach. Adding to the list an unidentified 56-year-old man was shot in back and multiple pellets were found in the abdominal cavity. The youngest of the victims is 15-year-old Lovepreet, a resident of Malout in Punjab, who got shot in the back, while 56-year-old Ramesh, a resident of Jind, too was killed when he suffered gunshot injuries in the back. The bullet wound was found on the right lower back, with multiple pellets in the thoracic and abdominal cavity.
Another victim Vikram Singh, a 26-year-old from Kaithal, suffered a bullet injury on the right side of his neck and had a punctured lung. As per the IE report, his post-mortem report stated, “In our opinion, the cause of death is extensive hemorrhage and lung laceration leading to right thoracic bleeding.” Gurpal Singh, a 24-year-old from Patiala, had a bullet injury below the chest.
Manish Sharma, a resident of Damnesh Nagar in Patiala, was shot in the left side of his head and the bullet was found lodged in his nose, leading to severe brain injury and death. Hari Singh, a 57-year-old resident of Bathinda, was shot from behind the left ear, with the bullet going upwards towards the face.
The bullet was found lodged in the skull cavity. The cause of death stated that Hari suffered a serious brain injury.
Among all these victims an unidentified woman, nearly about 50 years old, suffered gunshot injuries in her vital organs. The bullet had entered through her right side of the chest and was recovered from the thoracic cavity. Another unidentified woman around 38 years old, had gunshot injury in her lungs.
An unidentified woman, about 50 years old, suffered gunshot injuries in her vital organs: lungs and heart. The bullet which entered through the right side of the chest was recovered from the thoracic cavity. Pieces of pellets were also found. Another unidentified woman,