Sridevi’s unexpected demise raised our eyebrows and even today, many are still unsure whether it was an accidental death or a murder.
However, Rishiraj Singh, an IPS officer from the Kerala cadre who has solved sensational crimes and cases in his career has come up with a firm conclusion adding that the death of popular Bollywood actress Sridevi could not have been an accident.
The IPS officer made the claim over in his recent column in Kerala’s Koumudi. In the write-up, Rishiraj Singh mentioned in detail given by late forensic expert Dr Umadathan over Sridevi’s mysterious death.
“Dr Umadathan has played a crucial role in solving several cases. It was due to my curiosity that I asked Umadathan about the death of Sridevi. Umadathan told me that the chances of an accident are pretty low in this case, and he made it clear that Sridevi’s death could be a murder.
Even though a person was heavily under the influence of alcohol, he or she will not drown in just one-feet water. Without any external force, no one will die in a bathtub due to drowning,” wrote Rishiraj Singh.
A report which was published in UNI India reveals that Dr Umadathan helped the Kerala Police solve several murder cases and crimes.
Dr Umadathan passed away last Wednesday in a private hospital in Kerala. Umadathan worked as a professor by trait at Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Kottayam and Thrissur Medical Colleges. He also worked as a medico-legal consultant with the Libyan Government.
Umadathan wrote several books in his career and the notable ones include ‘Science in the Detection of Crime’, ‘Investigation of Unnatural Death’; ‘Practical Forensic Medicine’, ‘Forensic Medicine for the Police’, according to reports from India blooms.
His book in Malayalam, ‘Oru Police Surgeonte Ormakkurippukal’ (Memoirs of a police surgeon), is popularly considered as a reference book for forensic surgeons in Kerala.
It was on February 24, 2018, Sridevi was found dead in the bathroom of Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel located in Dubai.