BJP leader Subramanian Swamy urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give direction to the Ministry of Health to scrutinize the AIIMS report on actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death by the Ministry’s Medical Board to instill public confidence. In a detailed letter, Swamy accused AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Science) of copying the conclusion of Dr. Cooper Hospital’s post-mortem even after finding seven shortfalls in the Mumbai hospital’s report.
Swamy also blamed AIIMS Forensic Chief Dr. Sudhir Gupta for copying the conclusion of the Dr. Cooper Hospital and terming Sushant’s death as a suicide. He said that Dr. Gupta has not yet visited Mumbai and only three members of the team went. Swamy also accused Mumbai Police as “complicit” in the Dr. Cooper Hospital’s dubious report.
Subramanian Swamy also blamed Dr. Sudhir Gupta for directly sending the report to the CBI by not giving copies to the Health Ministry or his seniors.
“A Special Committee was constituted consisted of three AIIMS doctors, with Dr. Sudhir Gupta Head of the Department of Forensic Sciences, as Chairman, to review the findings of Dr. Cooper Hospital’s autopsy report. Dr. Sudhir Gupta did not personally participate in the Review in the Dr. Cooper Hospital. Three committee members went to Mumbai.
“Thereafter Dr. Gupta forwarded to the CBI the Review Report of the Committee, which concurred with the findings of the Cooper Hospital post-mortem… In its report, the Special Committee (of AIIMS) detailed several lapses in the conduct of the post-mortem. Yet, it agreed with the findings of the doctors of the Dr. Cooper Hospital,” pointed out Swamy in his letter to the PM. The detailed three-page letter is published below this article.
Subramanian Swamy also blamed Dr. Sudhir Gupta for directly sending the report to the CBI by not giving copies to the Health Ministry or his seniors. BJP leader pointed out that AIIMS Committee disregarded the main Guidelines of the 2001 Report prepared for the National Commission for Human Rights by former Supreme Court Judge Justice V Ramaswamy in how to handle the second analysis on post-mortem findings.
Previous week Health Ministry had asked Dr. Sudhir Gupta to answer to the questions raised by Swamy before the Parliamentary panel. Swamy had asked five questions to the panel questioning the findings of the AIIMS report.
The detailed three-page letter of Subramanian Swamy to Prime Minister on the mysterious death of Sushant Singh Rajput and shortfalls in the post-mortem report is published below: