Om Puri’s death: Cops record statement of kin, friends

Written by January 12, 2017 09:26

Mumbai, Jan 12: Police are recording statements of veteran actor Om Puri’s kin, friends and others in connection with his death.

Om Puri

A senior official said that the statements are being recorded in the wake of post-mortem report which mentions that the actor had suffered an injury to his head.

The actor had also sustained an injury, caused apparently when he collapsed to the floor after the heart attack. Since he was alone at his house at the time of death and sustained an injury, Oshiwara police registered an ‘Accidental Death Report’ (ADR) as per routine procedure.

Police also said that there is nothing suspicious in the case; however, the police is verifying all aspects. Nothing has been found in his building’s CCTV camera too.

Puri, known for his roles in several landmark films such as “Ardha Satya”, “City of Joy” and “Aakrosh”, died after a heart attack at his apartment in Lokhandwala Complex in suburban Andheri in Mumbai on January 6.