Sridevi’s mortal remains reach India


We are trying to get it done faster than usual,” a source said. They said Indian Ambassador to the UAE, Navdeep Singh Suri and Consul General of India in Dubai, Vipul and Indian Consulate representatives were coordinating with Dubai Police and other authorities concerned. “Following the completion of post-mortem analysis, Dubai Police today stated that the death of Indian actress Sridevi occurred due to drowning in her hotel apartment’s bathtub following the loss of consciousness. Dubai Police has transferred the case to Dubai Public Prosecution, which will carry out regular legal procedures followed in such cases,” the Dubai police tweeted on Monday evening. Dubai police and prosecution gave clearance, issued a death certificate and the Indian consulate in Dubai cancelled her passport and issued a certificate, after which Sridevi’s mortal remains were flown back to the country. After lot of speculation, it was confirmed by the Dubai police on Monday that the veteran actor died of “accidental drowning” in her hotel bathtub after losing consciousness. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
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Sridevi, 54, died on Saturday. The actor was in the foreign land to attend the wedding of nephew Mohit Marwah along with husband Boney Kapoor and younger daughter Khushi Kapoor. Vipul, the Consul General of India, confirmed that Dubai Police has closed Sridevi’s case. Related News
Delhi confidential: Mobile ShowcaseDistorted ImagesDubai hands over body, Sridevi funeral todayAfter a long wait, Sridevi’s mortal remains have reached India. “It usually takes about a week or more sometimes to get this whole process completed. Sridevi passed away on February 24, leaving a void in the industry. The sources earlier informed that the process of getting bodies back to India from Gulf countries, including the UAE, is a time-consuming process.