Shyna was taken to the Dental College hospital in Kottayam for expert care. Four of her molars were filled and another one was extracted. The hospital authorities had prepared separate facilities to treat Shyna as they did not want the high-profile patient and the large contingent of police around her to disrupt the normal functioning of the dental college and hospital. Shyna had to be taken back to the women’s prison at Kakkanad as soon as possible. Shyna reached the hospital by 9:30 am and returned by 11:30 am. The visit led to skirmishes between the police and reporters. The police tried to bar reporters from speaking to Shyna. A camera and microphone of a television news channel was damaged in the tiff.
Another reporter also found his microphone damaged. The police even tried to manhandle Mathrubhumi reporter Sandeep. The Kottayam district unit of the Kerala Union of Working Journalists demanded strict action against the policemen who targeted mediapersons. KUWJ district president S. Manoj and secretary Shalu Mathew said the union would write to the home minister and the district superintendent of police, demanding action against the police and compensation for the victims.