The relatives of Mirza Rizwan Baig agreed to accept his dead body for burial. The commissioner of police (CP), Sanjay Kumar, refused to register a case against Mumbai ATS right now. However, police said that the case would be registered only after thorough investigation of the suicide.
A delegation of various Muslim organizations called on CP Kumar at his office on Monday noon and presented a memorandum seeking registration of a case under section 306 (Abetment to suicide) of IPC against cops concerned of Mumbai anti terrorism squad (ATS). At present the incident has been registered as a case of accidental death (AD) in the Begumpura police station.
Later talking to reporters, CP Kumar said that every AD case undergoes thorough investigation, so will this. The necessary sections will be invoked in this case only after the investigation is completed. But he refused to register any case on the demand of people at this juncture of time. He clarified that if any organization gives a call for 'Aurangabad bandh', they were prepared for it.
Dead body accepted
The relatives of Mirza Rizwan Baig gave consent for postmortem of his body after meeting CP Kumar, after which it was done. Later they accepted the body for burial. The dead body of deceased was not buried till late Monday evening.
About the suicide
As reported earlier, the 32-year-old grocery merchant, Mirza Rizwan Baig, ended his life by hanging himself from the ceiling of his house in Himayat Baugh on Sunday at 5 pm. His brother, Shah Nawaz Baig, had blamed Mumbai ATS officers for the suicide. Talking to reporters he said that Mirza Rizwan was facing torture from ATS officers and this provoked him to take the drastic step.