Public Prosecutor's Office to carry out legal procedures on Sridevi's death: Dubai Police

Sridevi's beguiling eyes, scintillating screen presence and acting prowess made her one of the most sought-after actors in the Hindi film industry. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 26, 2018, 03.08 PM (IST)

Dubai police said today that Indian actress Sridevi Kapoor died due to drowning in her hotel after losing consciousness.

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The police asserted that the case file has now been forwarded to Dubai Public Prosecutor's Office to take necessary legal action.

The Dubai Public Prosecution will now carry out legal procedures followed in such cases, the police said.

Meanwhile, sources have revealed that Boney Kapoor's family are awaiting approvals for the release of the body from the public prosecutor.

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Authorities say the chances of releasing Sridevi's mortal remains today are slim.

The Bollywood legend died in her hotel apartment’s bathtub on Saturday. The actress had checked in at Emirates Tower. Sridevi's husband Boney Kapoor had reportedly found her unconscious in the bathtub. 

Boney had flown back to Mumbai post the wedding of his nephew Mohit Marwah after which he decided to fly back again in order to surprise Sridevi.

The actress's daughters, Janhvi and Khushi, are at Anil Kapoor's residence since Sunday morning where celebrities have been gathering to offer condolences to the Kapoor family.

 

Indian film industry and fans on Monday (February 26) expressed disbelief over the sudden demise of legendary Bollywood actress Sridevi. (ANI,Others)

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