'Indian embassy trying hard to send mortal remains of Sridevi to India'

ANI | Updated: Feb 26, 2018 23:35 IST

Dubai [U.A.E.) Feb 26 (ANI): Indian Envoy to UAE Navdeep Suri on Monday said Indian embassy is trying hard to send mortal remains of Sridevi to India at earliest.

Talking to ANI, 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.

The body has been sent for embalming and her mortal remains will impart for India after the completion of necessary paperwork. (ANI)

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