US REPORT FINDS ANTI-ANXIETY DRUG TRACES IN SUNANDA’S BODY
NEW DELHI: The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has found traces of an antianxiety drug in the body of socialite Sunanda Pushkar, police sources said on Friday, which corroborates earlier findings of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences’ (AIIMS).
An 11-page report analysing the FBI’s conclusions has been submitted to Delhi police probing the death of Pushkar, police chief BS Bassi said on Friday, adding that the high-profile case will be now taken to the logical conclusion.
The sources said the FBI lab report states that radiation levels in Pushkar’s viscera samples was within permissible levels and could not have caused her death.
Besides traces of the antianxiety drug Alphrax, the FBI lab has also found an anaesthetic drug ‘Lidocaine Gel’ in the viscera of Pushkar, found dead in a five-star hotel in Delhi on the night of January 17, 2014, the sources added. Pushkar’s doctors had denied prescribing Alphrax.
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Sunanda Pushkar: Died in 2014