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Singer KK’s demise: Kolkata Police registers unnatural dying case

Singer KK’s demise: Kolkata Police registers unnatural dying case

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After being mobbed by followers on the live performance in Kolkata, the singer had reportedly stumbled and fallen on the ground

After being mobbed by followers on the live performance in Kolkata, the singer had reportedly stumbled and fallen on the ground

Kolkata Police has registered a case of unnatural dying over the demise of famend Bollywood singer Krishnakumar Kunnath popularly generally known as KK, a senior officer mentioned on Wednesday.

The case has been lodged with New Market Police Station below whose jurisdiction falls the five-star lodge the place KK had put up and felt unwell earlier than being taken to a hospital on Tuesday night time, he mentioned.

“We’ve got began an investigation into singer KK’s dying and a case of unnatural dying has been registered with the New Market Police Station. We’re speaking to the lodge authorities and scrutinising CCTV footage to grasp what had occurred earlier than he was taken to the hospital,” the police officer mentioned, including that two individuals have been questioned in reference to the case.

An preliminary probe has revealed that the 53-year-old singer, who was on a two-day tour to Kolkata to carry out at two faculty programmes, was “virtually mobbed” by fan followers on the lodge the place he had returned after acting at Nazrul Mancha auditorium within the southern a part of the town, he mentioned.

“The singer had allowed a few fan followers to take snaps with him, however then he refused to hold on with the selfie session. He left the foyer after which went upstairs the place he had reportedly stumbled and fallen on the ground. Individuals who have been with him knowledgeable the lodge authorities,” the officer mentioned.

KK was then rushed to a personal hospital within the southern a part of the town the place he was declared “introduced useless” by medical doctors, he mentioned, including that in all probability due to the autumn, the singer had two accidents, one on the left facet of his brow and one other on his lips.

“He was dropped at the hospital round 10 pm. It is unlucky that we couldn’t deal with him,” a senior official of the hospital mentioned.

Medical doctors on the hospital mentioned they suspected “cardiac arrest” to be the reason for the dying.

A autopsy examination will likely be carried out throughout the day to determine the precise explanation for his dying, he added.

“The post-mortem report will throw gentle on the precise explanation for dying. We’re ready for it,” the police officer mentioned.

In the meantime, the singer’s spouse reached the town and went to the hospital the place his physique has been stored.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday condoled KK’s dying.

“The sudden and premature demise of the Bollywood playback singer KK shocks and saddens us. My colleagues have been working from final night time to make sure that all requisite assist is given for obligatory formalities, his rites and to his household now. My deep condolences,” she tweeted.

Banerjee, whereas talking at a programme in Bankura, mentioned she has minimize brief her tour and can attempt to attain Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Worldwide Airport in Kolkata and pay her final respects to the mortal stays of KK.

She mentioned the state police will give gun salute to the deceased singer.

“KK was a youth icon. We’ve got misplaced a fantastic singer. I’ve spoken to his spouse who has arrived in Kolkata. Relying on the climate situation, I’ll attempt to attain NSCBI Airport to pay final respect to the singer. The state police will give gun salute to him,” she mentioned.

The singer had carried out at Nazrul Mancha on Monday night additionally in a live performance organised by Vivekananda School. He was scheduled to return to New Delhi on Wednesday.

Preliminary hits similar to ‘Pyaar Ke Pal’ and ‘Yaaron’ made KK standard among the many youths of the nation. As a playback singer, he has recorded Bollywood numbers similar to ‘Ankhon Mein Teri’ (Om Shanti Om), ‘Zara Sa’ (Jannat), ‘Khuda Jaane’ (Bachna Ae Hasino) and ‘Tadap Tadap’ (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam).

A flexible singer, KK has additionally recorded songs in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali, amongst different languages.

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