Reacting to the apprehension over the AIIMS report, Dr Sudhir Gupta, who led the team, said that there should be no doubt as all the 7 doctors of the team have unanimously concluded that SSR died by suicide and not murder.
Ateam of seven senior doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), who re-evaluated Sushant Singh Rajput’s post-mortem and viscera reports, said that the actor’s death was a case of suicide and the murder angle has been completely ruled out. Reacting to the apprehension over the AIIMS report, Dr Sudhir Gupta, who led the team, said that there should be no doubt as all the seven doctors of the team have unanimously concluded that SSR died by suicide and not murder.
Dr Sudhir Gupta has been questioned for changing his statements by many. A video is going viral claiming Dr Gupta earlier thought Sushant Singh Rajput was murdered. Responding to the reports, the senior doctor told India Today, “Yes, everyone doubted when CBI started its investigation. We investigated all doubts and then came with this opinion. Now, there should be no doubts. It was a seven member team of doctors who came to this conclusion that SSR died by suicide.”
Dr Gupta has told India Today that all seven top doctors have unanimously concluded that SSR died by suicide and not murder.
Here are the crucial facts shared by Dr Sudhir Gupta about AIIMS report on Sushant Singh Rajput’s death:
- After the Sushant Singh Rajput death case was handed over to the CBI, a team of AIIMS doctors accompanied the CBI officials to help them investigate the case. On August 22, a medical board of AIIMS was constituted which consisted seven senior most doctors in forensic department.
- Till the time the AIIMS team reached Mumbai, they didn’t have official access to the crime scene pictures. Dr Sudhir Gupta in his initial statement, which was given before the AIIMS team started their investigation, had expressed concerns of ‘foul play’ in the SSR death investigation.
- At that time, when Dr Sudhir Gupta had made the statement, the post-mortem reports were not shared with the AIIMS team.
- Dr Sudhir Gupta gave the statement in the last week of August, while the AIIMS team visited Mumbai at the start of the second week of September.
- Dr Sudhir Gupta did not visit Mumbai as part of AIIMS panel. The team which accompanied CBI to Mumbai didn’t have Dr Sudhir Gupta as a member.
- A team of AIIMS doctors questioned Cooper hospital doctors who conducted Sushant Singh Rajput’s autopsy and postmortem. Dr Sudhir Gupta was not present when the doctors were questioned by the AIIMS team.
- Last Monday, a team of AIIMS doctors met CBI SIT and shared their report with them. Dr Gupta was not part of the team that met the CBI officials.
- Dr Sudhir Gupta said that his role in the investigation of Sushant Singh Rajput death case is supervisory. The senior doctor said that the final report by the seven forensic experts from AIIMS is an unanimous conclusion.
The AIIMS doctors had submitted their findings to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on September 29. The findings of the AIIMS medical board concurs with the findings of Cooper Hospital, where Sushant Singh Rajput’s autopsy was conducted. Further, the circumstantial evidence also points it to be a case of suicide, with no foul play. As per sources, the Central Bureau of Investigation will be continuing its probe from the angle of a suicide. The sources say that abetment to suicide angle will also be investigated. All aspects are still open in the CBI probe and if any evidence comes to light proving otherwise, the investigation will be steered towards that direction.