New Delhi, October 3
The AIIMS medical board has ruled out murder in the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, terming it “a case of hanging and death by suicide”, the premier institute’s forensic chief Dr Sudhir Gupta said today.
In its conclusive medico-legal opinion to the CBI, the six-member team dismissed the claims of “poisoning and strangling”, with Dr Gupta saying the panel did not find any trace of poison and drugs in the viscera.
“It is a case of hanging and death by suicide. We have submitted our conclusive report to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),” Dr Gupta, who is also the chairman of the forensic medical board, said.
There was no injury on the body other than that of hanging. Also, there was no mark of struggle and scuffle. The ligature mark on the neck was consistent with hanging, he said. The doctors’ panel did not find any trace of poison and drugs in the viscera. — PTI