Journalist's death in MP: No 'foul play', claims medical officer; Rahul Gandhi expresses anguish

Even as the post mortem report of journalist Akshay Singh ruled out foul play, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday expressed anguish at the death and extended condolences to his family members.

Updated: Jul 05, 2015, 00:40 AM IST

Dahod/New Delhi: Even as the post mortem report of journalist Akshay Singh ruled out foul play, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday expressed anguish at the death and extended condolences to his family members.

Doctor of Dahod Civil Hospital, Dr Ashok Bachani told ANI, "The post mortem does not show any foul play. No external wounds were found in the body."

"To determine the reason behind death, we have sent viscera for histopathology and forensic analysis. After reports come in, we'll be able to give the reason behind his death," he added.

Rahul Gandhi expresses anguish

Deeply anguished at the untimely death of journalist Akshay Singh who was investigating the Vyapam scam in MP," Rahul said on Twitter.

"My condolences to his family," he added.

Akshay Singh, a journalist with TV Today Group, died suddenly today when he had gone to take an interview of a family of a slain Vyapam scam accused in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh.

Reports said that Singh felt chest pain when he was taking the interview.

He was taken to Meghnagar hospital where he was declared brought dead.

(With Agency Inputs)