Slain IB Officer Ankit Sharma's Autopsy Reveals Death Due To Shock Caused By Hemorrhage

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Martyred Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer Ankit Sharma's death was due to "shock caused by hemorrhage", a result of the severe injuries to his lungs and brain.

Written By Ananya Varma | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Martyred Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer Ankit Sharma's death was due to "shock caused by hemorrhage", a result of the severe injuries to his lungs and brain, as per the details of his post mortem report. The body of the IB Officer, who was brutally murdered during the Northeast Delhi violence was stabbed 12 times due to which he sustained 33 ante mortem injuries as per the post mortem report. The post mortem report differs from the autopsy report which said that Sharma was stabbed more than four hundred times.

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These injuries were produced by "sharp-edged weapons". One injury was produced by a "heavy cutting weapon", while the rest were "injuries by blunt force" as per the details.  

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51 injuries in total

The post mortem report also reveals that there were a total of 51 injury marks on his body which includes 12 are stab wounds on thigh, feet, chest, and back. Some of these stab wounds were deep. Along with these 6 cuts on the body which also includes scratch marks were also found. 33 injury marks on his body were produced due to blunt objects. There was also a blunt object injury on the head and body which the report suggests could be due to the result of being hit by rod or stick. 

The IB Officer's body was recovered from a drain in Chand Bagh on February 26 during the violence in North-East Delhi. There was a massive uproar as after AAP MLA Tahir Hussain was allegedly linked to the murder of the slain IB officer, by the latter's family, and has since been named in the murder FIR and arrested.

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Autopsy details 

Autopsy results of the officer had revealed that Sharma was stabbed more than four hundred times. Forensic experts stated that stab wounds were found all over Sharma's body, ripping his intestines apart, as per sources. Sources further report that Sharma may have been killed by six people in total. Forensic experts also revealed that Sharma was stabbed continuously for allegedly two-four hours. The IB officer may also have been stabbed after his death, claim sources. 

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(With Agency Inputs)

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