Sridevi Live Updates: Boney Kapoor not interrogated by Dubai Police

Bollywood actress Sridevi passed away in her hotel room in the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, at 11pm on Saturday, a source in the Indian Consulate in Dubai revealed.

She reportedly had a fainting spell in her bathroom and was immediately rushed to Rashid Hospital in Dubai. The hotel, however, refused to comment on the matter and an employee stated that it is under police investigation. Sources in the Indian Consulate said that she was brought dead to the hospital.

Here are the latest updates from Dubai Police’s forensic department:

11.07pm

As per standard police investigation procedures, director and husband of the late Sridevi, Boney Kapoor, only provided his testimony on Sunday morning. The conversation between police and the director took place when her body was discovered at Jumeirah Emirates Tower Hotel on the night of her death.

However, he was not called by the police on Monday for further interrogation. All media reports regarding further questioning are baseless, according to sources in the Dubai Police. Khaleej Times has confirmed reports on this matter.

8.00pm

Usual embalming happens from 7am to 5pm. But in exceptional cases, when the embalming unit in Muhaisna get a call from higher authorities, they perform the embalming at any given time. At the time of reporting this, sources at the unit in Muhaisna revealed that there was only one body present at the centre, and the staff at the unit were heading home.

 

4.58pm

The Dubai Police officials have told Khaleej Times that the Indian actor’s death was caused due to drowning in her room apartment 2201 Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel after losing consciousness. The case has been referred to the Dubai public prosecution for further  investigation.

4.46pm

Sources have revealed to Khaleej Times that Boney Kapoor’s family and a group of social workers are awaiting approvals for the release of the body from the public prosecutor.

Authorities say the chances of releasing the body today are slim. More details are awaited.

4.20pm

Sridevi fans gathered outside Dubai Police’s Forensic Department to catch a glimpse of the legendary actress for one last time. We spoke to a few.

3.45 pm

Dubai Police in a tweet confirmed that the cause of actress Sridevi’s death as accidental drowning. They posted a series of updates on the same.

Following the completion of post-mortem analysis, @DubaiPoliceHQ today stated that the death of Indian actress Sridevi occurred due to drowning in her hotel apartment’s bathtub following loss of consciousness.

 

Following the completion of post-mortem analysis, @DubaiPoliceHQ today stated that the death of Indian actress Sridevi occurred due to drowning in her hotel apartment’s bathtub following loss of consciousness.

Dubai Police has transferred the case to Dubai Public Prosecution, which will carry out regular legal procedures followed in such cases.

 

3.34pm

Khaleej Times has exclusively obtained a copy of Sridevi’s death certificate. Accidental drowning and not cardiac arrest has been mentioned as the cause of her death.

Khaleej Times has exclusively obtained a copy of ‘s death certificate that confirms the cause of death as ‘accidental drowning’. She did not suffer a cardiac arrest. EXCLUSIVE details – http://bit.ly/2CHzSRZ 

 

Khaleej Times has exclusively obtained a copy of ‘s death certificate that confirms the cause of death as ‘accidental drowning’. EXCLUSIVE details – http://bit.ly/2CHzSRZ 

 

3.19pm

Sources in the police department and an exclusively obtained copy of Sridevi’s death certificate has confirmed that her cause of death is accidental drowning. The late actor did not suffer a cardiac arrest. However, early reports also suggest that she lost her balance and fell into the tub. Khaleej Times had reported late last night that she was found dead in a bathtub full of water. This information has now been confirmed by official sources. Her body will soon be moved to the Al Muhaisana embalming unit and will be repatriated to Mumbai, India at the earliest. The police will release the official forensic report and details to the family in the next few moments.

3.00pm

The autopsy on the body of Sridevi is complete and the death certificate is out. We have a copy of the report and shall update the readers soon.

The death certificate mentions the cause of death as accidental drowning.

Her body is likely to be moved to the embalming unit soon.

2.53pm

Sridevi drowned in her bathtub following a cardiac arrest, the report has confirmed.

Social workers are working with the family members to complete the procedure of repatriation – the cancellation of passport, issuance of death certificate among others.

Once all the documents are collected, the family members will be handed over the body after submitting the documents.

The family is hopeful that the body might be ready for repatriation within next one hour.

1.35pm

Khaleej Times has learnt that the forensic report for late actress Sridevi will be issued in about two hours.

1.17pm 

Death certificate for late actress Sridevi may be issued soon.

1.13pm

Indian Consulate officials suggested that all the procedures would be concluded by 2pm. A relative of the family, Saurabh Malhotra, has left the premises with the Indian consulate official and has been asked to return at 2pm.

1.05pm

An Indian Consulate official, accompanied by a family member, has been called inside the morgue. More details are awaited.

12.58pm

Matters should be concluded by 2pm, an Indian Consulate official has confirmed to Khaleej Times. The consulate official has left the premises along with the relative, Saurabh Malhotra. They have been asked to return by 2pm.

12.55pm

An official from the Indian Consulate, accompanied by a family member, has been called inside the morgue.

12.19pm

Dubai Forensic Department officials confirmed to Khaleej Times that a second autopsy will not be conducted on Sridevi’s body.

12.15pm

Forensic Department officials suggest that there could be a delay in releasing blood test and autopsy results of late Indian actress Sridevi.

The atmosphere at the Forensics Department is becoming increasingly tense, as there are new incoming updates about uncertainty in the final test results.

Officials have stated that it is very difficult to ascertain the exact time that Sridevi’s body would be released to the family, as there are ongoing new developments in the case.

They are suggesting that it could take a few more or several hours to release the body from forensics.

12.05pm

Khaleej Times reporters have gathered that Sridevi’s body is still in the morgue and we are several hours away from the body being released. No exceptions have been made in the case because Sridevi is an Indian celebrity and the results will come out depending on the nature of the case.

11.45am

Friends of the family has gathered out the Dubai Police’s forensic department to pay their respects.

Live updates – Leena Albuquerque, General manager of Grand Home Real Estate and Marie Clare Curley, the sales manager have been friends of for a decade. “He’s a gentleman, and real tragedy has struck them. We’ve come to pay our respects to the family.”

 

10:50am

Fans have gathered on Monday morning at the forensics department in the hope of catching a glimpse of the late superstar Sridevi.

on Sridevi’s death: It has been 36 hours since actor has died, and fans have gathered yet again at the forensics department in the hope of catching a glimpse of the late superstar. – http://bit.ly/2HLOBPv 

 

Indian national from Bengalooru, Karnataka, India Shafi Abubakker wanted to ring in his 38th birthday at a restaurant with friends and family. But all he did was spend the evening listening and reliving his favourite Sridevi moments after he heard from his father that she had passed away the night before.

“The moment I checked Khaleej Times live feeds, I went into a state of shock and obviously my first reaction was it is not a day to celebrate… So I called the dinner off,” he said.

10:26am

The forensics department is yet to submit blood test results to Dubai Police for the release of actor Sridevi’s body. It is not clear yet what the hold-up is, but the resuts are expected to be filed in the next couple of hours.

9.36am

Latest update from outside the Dubai Police’s forensic department, where Sridevi’s body is awaiting clearance. 

8.53am

Khaleej Times has now received an exclusive update from the Indian Consulate officials. Officials reveal that after receiving the Police Clearance and forensic report, the other procedures including, immigration and embalming would be completed in the next 3 to 4 hours.

The officials are hopeful that Sridevi’s body will be ready for repatriation with all the completed procedures by 1 to 2pm, Dubai time.

Monday, 8.27am

Sridevi’s body is still inside at Dubai Police’s Forensic department on this Monday morning. Her last rites might not take place at 11 am India time, as was reported by the Indian media yesterday. 

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