Sunanda Pushkar died of poisoning: AIIMS sources

New Delhi, Jan. 15 (ANI): Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar was poisoned to death, revealed sources in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

According to the AIIMS Panel, which is headed by Dr. Sudhir Gupta, the head of the Department of Forensics, Pushkar died after being poisoned by Polonimum-210 or Po-210.

The Delhi Police had submitted a 15-page Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) report to AIIMS Medical Board for further opinion.

According to the sources, the FBI analysis of stomach, spleen, liver, kidney and urine has endorsed the cause of death, saying that the same poison is present in all the viscera.

Earlier today, Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi confirmed that Pushkar’s death was caused ‘unnaturally’.

“We gave the whole report to the medical board and they assessed it very seriously. The report is 11 pages long with a 32-page annexure. We will examine it and will begin further investigations and will do what is required,” Bassi said.

Sunanda Pushkar, 51, was found dead at the Leela Hotel in New Delhi on January 17, 2014. (ANI)

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