Yusuf died of heart attack: Autopsy report

The final autopsy report of National Conference (NC) worker Haji Syed Yusuf has not found any evidence of poisoning or injuries and said his death was caused by massive heart attack.

Srinagar: The final autopsy report of
National Conference (NC) worker Haji Syed Yusuf has not found
any evidence of poisoning or injuries and said his death was
caused by massive heart attack.

The final report by Principal of Government Medical
College which was conducting other tests including viscera
said Yusuf died of "cardio-vascular respiratory failure" and
that there were no signs of any external or internal injury,
official sources said.

The report, which is likely to be submitted to Additional
District Magistrate Mohammed Akbar, says that it has not
detected presence of any poison in the blood, they said.

The preliminary report had also suggested that there were
no traces of any poison in the blood and food samples taken
from the deceased during postmortem, the sources said.

The prelieminary report was also handed over to
Additional District Magistrate Mohammed Akbar, probing the
death of Yusuf, by the state forensic department, the sources
said.

Yusuf had died on September 30 and it is mandatory under
Section 176 Criminal Procedure Code to hold a magisterial
inquiry into any death in police custody.

The intial report has also said he had no external
injuries to suggest any torture as alleged by the deceased`s
family.

The magisterial inquiry may shape the future course of
action to decide whether the death was natural or whether it
needed any further probe, the sources said.

PTI

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