Apple executive case: Autopsy reaveals Vivek shot at point-blank range

LUCKNOW: The post mortem report of Apple executive Vivek Tiwari, who was allegedly shot for refusing to stop his car by patrolling policemen, reveals that he died due to a gunshot on the left side of the chin.

He was shot at point-blank range sand bullet found in head.

During the preliminary investigation, the cop who shot Tiwari had claimed that he fired at the latter’s car in self-defense as it tried to run over his motorbike.

Tiwari’s post-mortem report demolishes the ‘self-defense’ theory.

The police constable Prashant Chaudhary failing to stop Apple sales manager during a checking chased him and shot him in the neck, killing him, a colleague of the deceased said.

The incident happened at around 1.30 a.m. when Tiwari was heading home after the launch of iPhone X plus along with Sana Khan, his colleague.

She said after they were fired at, Tiwari got scared and hit the car against a pillar of an underpass and sustained more injuries. Tiwari was admitted to the hospital at 2:05 am on early Sunday morning and breathed his last at around 2:25 am.

The police handling the case did not inform the deceased’s wife till 3 am on the same day. His killing has pointed fingers at the Yogi Adityanath-led government’s capability to maintain law and order situation in the region.

The Uttar Pradesh chief minister has assured that his government will provide all assistance to the family of Vivek Tiwari and said that “such criminal offenses will not be accepted by the government”.