Study of the Motives of Hanging Cases Brought for Medico Legal Autopsy in a Tertiary Care Medical College & Hospital of Assam

Authors

  • Nitu Kr. Gogoi
  • Richa Pandey
  • P.K. Thakuria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14347

Keywords:

hanging, socio demographic, autopsy, motive

Abstract

Death is inevitable for every living being however sudden demise of a human being which is unexpected due
to unnatural causes is an immense loss of valuable human resources causing irreparable loss for the family
and society at large. There are various modes of committing suicide but death by hanging is quite common
among the masses. The present study was conducted at Tezpur Medical College & Hospital, Tezpur, Assam
to find out the various motives of hanging cases in medico legal autopsies during the period 1st January 2019
to 31st December 2019.

Author Biographies

Nitu Kr. Gogoi

Associate Professor FMT

Richa Pandey

Prof. & HOD FMT, Tezpur Medical College & Hospital, Tezpur, Assam, India

P.K. Thakuria

Prof. & HOD FMT, Tezpur Medical College & Hospital, Tezpur, Assam, India

Published

2021-03-24

How to Cite

Nitu Kr. Gogoi, Richa Pandey, & P.K. Thakuria. (2021). Study of the Motives of Hanging Cases Brought for Medico Legal Autopsy in a Tertiary Care Medical College & Hospital of Assam. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 434-438. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14347