August 18, 2019 | 5:51 PM IST
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ND Tiwar’s son was smothered: Reports

Delhi police has registered a case of murder into Rohit Shekhar Tiwari’s death after the autopsy report indicated death by strangulation and smothering. The case has been transferred to the crime branch. The son of late former Chief Minister ND Tiwari, died on Tuesday after apparent nose bleeding complaints.
The post-mortem was conducted by five medical officers of All India Institute of Medical Sciences that unanimously concluded that the cause of death was asphyxia due to strangulation and smothering. It is a sudden unnatural death, placed in the category of homicide,” said head of forensic department at AIIMS Sudhir Gupta.

Officers of the Crime Branch visited Rohit Tiwari’s house on Friday and questioned his family members and domestic help. A team of forensic experts also visited the house. Officers are also going through footage from CCTV cameras installed in and around the house to ascertain the sequence of events and track people who entered the house.

Earlier, Rohit’s mother Ujjwala had said that the death was natural but he was undergoing depression for the past few months.
Rohit was a BJP worker and was contemplating joining Congress soon.

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