New Delhi, September 19
In what appears to be sheer negligence on the a part of Mumbai Police or the medical board which performed post-mortem on late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput, the all vital viscera extracted from the physique was not preserved correctly.
The viscera acquired by the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology on the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is “of very less quantity and degenerated”, extremely positioned sources in AIIMS revealed to IANS.
Till late Friday night, the viscera, which holds the important thing in ascertaining the reason for loss of life of Sushant Singh Rajput, was being examined on the forensic division of AIIMS in New Delhi.
“The viscera has degenerated. It makes chemical and toxicological analysis really difficult,” sources added.
While a number of media retailers have questioned the Mumbai Police’s stand that the actor had died by suicide, the viscera evaluation can now unravel the thriller shrouding the actor’s loss of life.
To verify if Sushant died of suspected poisoning or drug overdose, the viscera evaluation has develop into probably the most essential take a look at for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its medico-legal investigation into the loss of life of the Bollywood star.
After conducting the post-mortem on June 15, the medical board comprising 5 docs of the Cooper Hospital in Mumbai cited “hanging” because the possible reason behind loss of life of Sushant.
However, they nonetheless preserved the viscera for additional investigation. The board included three medical officers of Cooper Postmortem Centre—Sandeep Ingale, Pravin Khandare and Ganesh Patil — and two affiliate professors of forensic medication in Mumbai.
The viscera, which often incorporates inner components of the physique together with liver, pancreas and gut, was preserved in a bottle and handed over to the police.
Later the viscera pattern was despatched for testing to the forensic science laboratories to rule out poisoning or intoxication within the occasion of loss of life.
Following directions from the Supreme Court, the investigation of the case was handed over to the CBI.
The Mumbai Police had questioned a number of witnesses, performed forensic probes however didn’t take a look at the essential viscera pattern. Subsequently, on the request of the CBI, main forensic specialists of AIIMS have been requested to look at the lapses within the preliminary investigations, primarily the forensic facets. The specialists have been additionally given the viscera pattern.
The AIIMS crew led by one of many prime forensic specialists of India, Sudhir Gupta, was requested to seek out out any tampering of proof on the scene of crime or omission of any forensic signal by the Mumbai Police or the panel of docs which performed the autopsy.
The AIIMS specialists have been flown from Delhi to Mumbai to make on the spot evaluation of the sequence of occasions and scrutinize the paperwork associated to forensics.
By early subsequent week, AIIMS forensic specialists and CBI officers will maintain conclusive dialogue on the reason for loss of life of Sushant Singh Rajput, who was reportedly discovered hanging within the bed room of his duplex flat in Bandra on June 14.
Meanwhile, a senior IPS officer in Mumbai Police stated that each one potential efforts have been made to protect all forensic samples, documentary proof and different supplies associated to the case.
“We have been investigating several sensitive and high profile cases. Mumbai Police are thoroughly professional as far as quality of investigation is concerned,” the officer stated. IANS