Sridevi’s death: Boney Kapoor summoned, Police record statement


In the aftermath of the demise of veteran actor Sridevi, the police recorded the statement of her husband and noted producer Boney Kapoor, the Gulf News reported on late Monday night.As per media sources, Boney Kapoor was summoned by the Dubai Police to Bur Dubai police station for investigation. The police recorded his statement, after which he was allowed to go back to his hotel room.

Meanwhile, Indian Envoy to UAE Navdeep Suri on Monday assured that the Indian embassy is trying hard to send mortal remains of Sridevi to India at earliest.Talking to a news agency, Suri said, “Our embassy and consulate are working closely with local authorities to expedite the return of mortal remains of Sridevi and also keeping Kapoor family apprised. It is our endeavor to send mortal remains of Sridevi to India at earliest.”

Following the release of the forensic report of Sridevi, who died in a hotel here on February 24, the Dubai Police transferred the case to the Dubai Public Prosecution, which will carry out the regular legal procedures which are normally followed in such circumstances.

Earlier, the completion of post-mortem analysis revealed that the 54-year-old Indian actress died of accidental drowning in her hotel room’s bathtub, after suffering a dizzying spell.

Traces of alcohol were also found in the actor’s body, the report added.