“On postmortem examination we can say that it is a case of unnatural sudden death. There were certain injury marks on the body but we can’t divulge details at this point,” said Sudhir Kumar Gupta, head of forensic sciences department at AIIMS.
“We will conclude our report and opinion in a couple of days,” Gupta added.
Sudhir Gupta had informed earlier that the postmortem was videographed to ensure transparency in the procedure.
Sunanda’s cremation to take place this evening
Sources said some of Pushkar‘s family members, including her brother and son Shiv Menon, visited AIIMS where postmortem on her body is being conducted by a three-member panel of senior doctors.
Besides police investigation, an inquiry by a sub divisional magistrate has been initiated into Pushkar’s death. Any death within seven years of marriage is legally required to be investigated by the sub-divisional magistrate.
Pushkar and Tharoor were at the centre of a raging controversy earlier this week when reports emerged that she was upset over text and tweet messages exchanged between her husband and Mehr Tarar, a Pakistani journalist. Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in her suite at the Leela Palace hotel on