Investigations underway as Dubai Public Prosecution delays release of Sridevi's body

Dubai Police have released the forensics report to the late star's family and the Indian Consulate representative

Entertainment Desk February 26, 2018

Sridevi’s premature demise has shocked entire nations. Pakistan too mourns her death with celebrities and fans coming forward with condolences. Nobody, yet is able to come in terms with the fact she’s no more but the bitter truth remains, the actress who was just 54, breathed her last in Dubai on the night of February 24, after suffering a major cardiac arrest.

In latest development, Dubai Police has transferred the case to Dubai Public Prosecution which will be carrying out the regular legal procedure followed in such cases.

According to Khaleej Times, husband Boney Kapoor is still awaiting approval from the Public Prosecution to release Sridevi's body. Currently, authorities say that it's very unlikely for the body to be released today.

However, latest reports from Gulf News suggest that the Dubai police has confirmed that the Bollywood icon died from accidental drowning in her bathtub, after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Khaleej Times has confirmed that the death certificate mentions her cause of death as "accidental drowning."

While some say she was alone in her room when she passed away, sources close to the family suggest that her husband Boney Kapoor was in fact very much by her side trying every way to save her when she collapsed, until the doctors declared she’s dead, reported Bollywood Life.

We can only imagine what Sridevi’s elder daughter Janhvi Kapoor who didn’t even get to meet her doting mom in the last days as she was shooting for her debut film, Dhadak, back in Mumbai.

According to sources, the Dubai Police have released the forensic report on Sridevi's death to her family and the Indian Consulate representative.

Death certificate of Sridevi has also been issued. The actress’ mortal remains are expected to arrive in Mumbai later in the evening today, reports

This is a developing story.

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AK | 6 years ago | Reply It's always difficult to come to terms with losing someone you know or know off regardless how , when and where it happens.... May the departed soul rest in peace. My sincere and deepest condolences to the family.
MA Kader | 6 years ago | Reply It was reported that prior to her death she was in her room for 48hrs.With so many relatives around what kept her in her room for such long period.Never heard someone get drowned in bathroom tub. As she is a public figure a thorough probe is needed in public interest who are shock to loose their lovable legend n icon.
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