As per media sources, a team of doctors from Delhi’s AIIMS has reportedly informed CBI that the Sushant Singh Rajput’s death is a case of suicide and not murder.
Sources claim the AIIMS Panel has completed the examination and closed the file after giving conclusive medico-legal opinion in this case.
The CBI is verifying the report with their investigation and is likely to continue its probe into “abetment to suicide”, the charge that was originally listed by the Bihar Police, sources say.
They further mention that the AIIMS panel has concurred with the opinion of the Mumbai hospital that carried out the autopsy.
The Mumbai hospital’s autopsy had found “asphyxia due to hanging” as the cause of death.
It has also been added that circumstantial evidence also suggests that it was a case of suicide and not murder.
Earlier, the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) was tasked by the CBI to forensically examine the crime scene for any evidence of foul play in the death.
The CBI investigation began after the family filed a case accusing the actor’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty of mentally harassing him, medicating him, exploiting him for money and playing a role in his death.
The central investigation agency has questioned and examined over 20 people in its 57 days of probe and sources also add that the agency has forensically examined the seized laptop, hard drives, digital camera and two mobile phones in the case.
Sushant, The 34-year-old actor was found dead on June 14 in his Mumbai apartment.
Though the Mumbai police, based on the autopsy, called it a suicide, wild speculation and campaigns of justice on social media and allegations from Rajput’s family raised doubts that became a part of an overall CBI investigation.
Further developments to follow on Filme Shilmy.