Sunanda Pushkar's medical report politically motivated, claims AIIMS doctor

North Gazette News/New Delhi
In a fresh twist to Sunanda Pushkar’s death case, an AIIMS doctor on Wednesday claimed that the theories on Polonium causing the death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife as mere presumptions and termed the medical report submitted to Delhi Police as politically motivated.

As per report published in First Post, an online news site, an AIIMS doctor who was not named, raised questions on Sunanda Pushkar’s medical report submitted to Delhi Police on December 29 upon which a case of murder has been registered.

The AIIMS doctor claimed that Sunanda Pushkar had died due to an overdose of Paracetamol that created toxic reaction with ethyl alcohol in her body, resulting in her body.

He, however, didn’t ruled out the possibility of homicidal angle in the case and said that the overdose of paracetamol might have been injected into Sunanda Pushkar’s body while she was under the influence of alcohol.

Commenting of Sunanda Pushkar’s medical report submitted to Delhi in which AIIMS doctors team headed by Dr Sudhir Gupta had concluded that the probable cause of her death could not be tested in India, the doctor said that the medical report seems to be politically motivated to give the case a new twist.

While AIIMS doctor Dr Sudhir Gupta who headed the medical team that conducted Sunanda Pushkar’s autopsy claimed that Sunanda Pushkar’s murderer was very smart and it would not be possible to find the reason her death. He, however, confirmed that she died of poisoning.

Sunanda Pushkar’s medical report states that she had 15 injuries marks most of them caused 24 hours before her death and with a blunt force, with injury number 10 being an injection mark.

Sunanda Pushkar was found dead at Leela Hotel in New Delhi on January 17, 2014 by her husband Shashi Tharoor when he returned from AICC session at Tal Katora Stadium.

Earlier on January 15, Sunanda had accused her husband of having an extra marital affair with Lahore based columnist Mehr Tarar and had even labelled her as an ISI agent.

However the very next day, Sunanda and Shashi Tharoor, in a joint statement, had said that all is well between them and they were a happily married couple but they are disturbed over the controversial tweets.