Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Sunanda Pushkar died of ‘Alprax’ overdozing- AIIMS medical board

Narada Desk | January 22, 2016 6:46 pm Print

Sunanda-PushkarThe latest  AIIMS medical board report said that Sunanda Pushkar, ex wife of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, died of poisoning  due to overdose of anti-anxiety drug Alprax .

The board which gave its opinion on FBI’s report on her visceral samples claimed that  there was presence of ‘Alprax’ in her stomach.

“… The circumstantial recovery of empty Alprax tablets (27 tablets) and report of FBI, which shows that presence of Alprax in stomach and its contents, spleen, liver, half of each kidney, blood sample, as well as urine wet clothing, bed cover and bed sheet, confirmed the death due to ‘excessive ingestion of tablet alprazolam’,” reports the Indian Express by stating the medical report.

In an opinion communicated to Delhi Police, the medical board said that FBI confirmed the presence of ‘Lidocaine’ in Sunanda’s body. The medical board also did not ruled out the possibility of any injectable poison as there is a presence of injection mark on her body, reports THE HINDU .

According to  Tehelka , The medical board seeks further investigation by Special Investigation Team (SIT) to find out if any person in access of ‘insulin or hypoglemic ‘agent was present at the hotel on her death date.

Sunanda Pushkar, 52 years old, was found suspiciously dead at a  suite room in  posh South Delhi’s Leela Palace hotel on January 17, 2014.