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May 03, 2013 at 08:58pm IST

Sarabjit's stomach, bladder, heart and kidneys missing: Second autopsy

Amritsar: Doctors at the Amritsar Government Medical College who conducted the second autopsy on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh revealed that his vital organs - stomach, heart, kidneys and gall bladder - were missing in his body. "The following viscera was not present in the body of Sarabjit Singh, namely, stomach, gall bladder, heart and kidneys," the doctors told mediapersons, adding that the other viscera present in the body had been sent to chemical examination.

Sarabjit, who died on Thursday following a brutal attack in a Pakistani jail, was cremated with full state honours in his native village in Bhikiwind, Punjab on Friday.

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The autopsy report also revealed that the death row convict died due to fatal injuries inflicted on his head and body which might have led to cardiopulmonary arrest.

"There was severe head injury. There were multiple fractures on Sarabjit's body. His ribs were fractured. His skull bones were fractured. There was fracture in three ribs on the left side and two on the right side. There were injuries on the back and the top of his head, injuries on the lips and ears and other injuries on the back of shoulders on both sides," doctors of Government Medical College, Amritsar told mediapersons.

However, the doctors said that they will be able to reveal the final cause of death only in the next few days. "The injuries were caused by heavy blunt weapons. The type of injuries revealed that the main motive was to kill the person. Sarabjit was a healthy person. One single person could not have killed him," said Dr Gurumanjit Rai, head of the forensic department.