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Birendra Lakra gets clean chit in Anand Toppo death case

Bhubaneswar: International Hockey player Birendra Lakra has been given clean chit by the Commissionerate Police (CP) in Anand Toppo death case.
Police said, “Final form has been submitted in the court today and the case has been ended as mistake of fact under Section 302 and 34 IPC.”
During investigation of this case the investigating officer examined relevant witnesses, informant and examined all circumstantial evidences.

“The post-mortem report from AIIMS was received; Viscera Chemical Report of SFSL and quarry report from MO so also scientific officers report was received,” said the polcie.
Basing on the available evidences, medical legal reports it is clear that the cause of the death of the decease Ananda Toppo is suicidal hanging and there is no suspicion of any foul play. The injuries found on the neck of the deceased could be Ante mortem in nature and suicidal in nature.
However, victim had consumed Alcohol and Barbiturate before his death and the cause of the death was Anti mortem hanging and its complication. Hence the doubt of forcible administration of alcohol and drugs is not possible in this case.