Gajendra Singh died due to hanging, says autopsy report

New Delhi, April 24: Gajendra Singh has died due to hanging, said Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi quoting the post-mortem report.

Speaking to reporters, Bassi on Friday said, "As per preliminary finding from post mortem report, death is due to hanging." 

File photo of Gajendra Singh

He further said that his force was not involved in a fight with anyone.

Farmer suicide case: AAP did little to save Gajendra Singh

"We are a part of the government," Bassi was quoted as saying in media reports.

Earlier in the day, the family of Gajendra Singh rejected the apology by Arvind Kejriwal for continuing with the AAP rally in Delhi, while the farmer hanged himself to death and demanded a CBI probe into the incident.

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"What will happen now after this apology? My brother has died. Kejriwal did not stop the rally for even two minutes after the incident," the farmer's sister Rekha told reporters in Nangal Jhamarwada village in Dausa. Rekha reiterated the family's claims that the farmer was provoked to take the extreme step.

"He might have been provoked... some conspiracy may be behind this," she said.

The aggrieved family also demanded a CBI probe into the incident.

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"We doubt this incident and demand a CBI inquiry in the case and asked minister Rajendra Rathore to take up this with the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh," the farmer's uncle Gopal Singh, a local Sarpanch said.

Farmer's family rejects Kejriwal's apology, says it won't bring back Gajendra

Rajasthan health minister Rajendra Rathore who reached the native village of the deceased farmer, handed over a cheque of Rs 4 lakh to the family on the behalf of BJP.

Gajendra's brother Vijendra and daughter Megha had said yesterday that Singh was not the one who would commit suicide and the handwriting in the purported suicide note was not his and demanded a probe into it.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had offered an apology today for not calling off the AAP rally on Wednesday after the incident and admitted that his making a speech was a "mistake".

Delhi Police submits report to MHA

Delhi Police on Thursday submitted a detailed report to Home Minister Rajnath Singh in connection with the farmer's suicide at an AAP rally here.

A Crime Branch team which is probing the case has also been sent to the village of the deceased in Rajasthan.

"We have submitted a report to Home Ministry about yesterday's unfortunate incident," Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi told reporters after he along with Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung met Singh this morning.

OneIndia News

(With agency inputs)

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