Thai woman in Lucknow dies of Covid, police live-stream funeral for family amid SP-BJP slugfest

Days after she arrived in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow, a 41-year-old woman from Thailand succumbed to Covid-19. The woman in Lucknow on a vacationer visa was admitted to the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital after growing signs of the illness.

She was present process therapy in the hospital’s Covid ward, the place she died on May 3.

The trigger of the woman’s go to to Lucknow remains to be unclear. Some experiences counsel that she arrived in the capital metropolis of UP on April 28.

The Lucknow Police is questioning her native acquaintance, a tour information by the identify of Salman Khan, to find out the explanation for her go to to the town.

SP chief claims BJP MP’s son introduced the woman to India

However, some opposition leaders in the state, together with Samajwadi Party chief IP Singh, alleged that the Thai nationwide was delivered to India by the son of BJP MP Sanjay Seth as an escort.

In a tweet, Singh shared a photograph of BJP MP Sanjay Seth getting an image clicked with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The SP chief additionally questioned the UP Police’s inaction in this specific case.

While demanding a CBI probe into the matter, former Uttar Pradesh state minister IP Singh additionally requested the UP CMO and National Commission for Women (NCW) whether or not they would take cognizance and provoke a probe.

Interested to know why son’s identify getting used: BJP MP

Responding to the allegations, BJP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Seth stated he might be writing to Lucknow Police Commissioner DK Thakur to inquire concerning the foundation on which his son’s identify is being talked about in reference to the case.

“I will ask the police if they have any witnesses or proof to prove my son’s involvement in all this and then share. I am interested to know how and why my son’s name is being put in the entire case,” BJP MP Sanjay Seth advised India Today.

Thai woman’s native contact denies ties to spa outlet

When India Today referred to as the Thai woman’s native acquaintance, Salman Khan, the quantity confirmed up as ‘Day Care spa’ outlet.

Salman Khan denied any such claims and advised India Today that the woman was admitted to the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in Lucknow on April 28.

“One Rakesh Sharma, a known associate of the Thai woman, received a call from the Thai embassy or the Thai woman, after which he told me to go and look after the woman. Woman’s family demanded her to be treated in Delhi, but due to a dip in oxygen level, doctors denied,” Salman Khan stated.

He went on to say, “After she died, the embassy authorized me to cremate her with rituals. But fake news is being speculated in the media and families have started receiving calls from everywhere. Family is even ready to give a statement after coming to India.”

Lucknow Police live-stream cremation for family

Contact was made with the Thai Embassy in New Delhi to tell them concerning the woman’s dying. In a letter to the Lucknow district administration, the Thai Embassy requested officers to cremate her physique and ship the stays again to Thailand.

Letter despatched to Lucknow district administration by Thai Embassy

The letter additionally says that the woman’s family has been knowledgeable about her dying and that the Lucknow district administration must also ship the dying certificates again to Thailand. The trigger of dying as prescribed by docs on the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital must be talked about in the dying certificates, wrote embassy officers.

The Lucknow Police cremated the physique of the Thai nationwide in the presence of the native tour information, Salman Khan, who was her acquaintance. The remaining rites have been streamed reside for her family in Thailand, stated Vibhuti Khand police station SHO Chandra Shekhar Singh.

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