Sushant Singh Rajput death: AIIMS team to ‘look into possibility of murder’, probe why no time stamp…


A five-member medical board of forensic experts was formed by the AIIMS on Friday to look into the autopsy files related to actorSushant Singh Rajput’s death, after the CBI approached the hospital for assistance.

“We will look into the possibility of murder. However, all probable angles will be thoroughly examined,” AIIMS’ forensic department chief Dr Sudhir Gupta, who will lead the team, told PTI.

He said the team will evaluate the injury pattern onRajput’s bodyand correlate it with circumstantial evidence. “The preserved viscera will be examined and the anti-depressants that were given to Rajput will also be analysed at the AIIMS laboratory,” Gupta said.

Whilespeaking toIndia Today, Dr Gupta called the missing time stamp on the autopsy report ‘a hard fact’. “It is a hard fact, what can be said about that … they should give it. It is mandatory. I will speak to doctors also and then I will be able to give a detailed comment.” Explaining the comment and whether he sees any lapses, he added, “The column of time is left blank, they have to give an answer. The police should take a second opinion from doctors, which they did not. If there is something missing (in the autopsy report) they have to take a second opinion from doctors.”

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) approached the forensic department of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here on Friday for its medico-legal opinion in the case. In a letter to the premier medical institute,

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