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Foreign experts to probe Sansriti death

Police ropes in forensic experts on Tuesday to investigate the mysterious death of the Deccan aeronautical engineer at IGI airport, reports Vijaita Singh.
Hindustan Times | By Vijaita Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2007 01:11 AM IST

The police roped in forensic experts on Tuesday to investigate the mysterious death of Deccan aeronautical engineer Sansriti Sinha (26), who was found dead on a taxiway at the IGI airport. A pilot of another airline noticed her body around 10 pm on Monday.

By Tuesday evening, the Palam airport police had impounded four Deccan vehicles plying inside the airport during the time of the mishap.

Sansriti was to get married in February and the family was planning a get-together in Bangalore where her elder sister Pallavi, also an engineer, lives. "Sansriti was supposed to leave for Bangalore on October 25 with her parents. They wanted her to meet an engineer with whom she was about to get married in February next year," said Mohini Prasad, Sansriti's aunt.

"Her elder sister gave birth to a girl six months ago. Sansriti was excited about meeting her in Bangalore," said Shilpi, Sansriti's roommate.

Her elder brother Tushar lives in Patna with her parents. Her mother is the principal of Patna Collegiate School. Her father is the head of the Psychology department in Bihta College in Patna.

Sansriti has been working with Deccan for the past one and a half years. Before that, she with Air Sahara for five years.

Sansriti had taken leave but her seniors called her back on Friday as there was a staff crunch.

"On Friday, she was in Faridabad with her uncle when her senior called. She was to leave for Jaipur to shop for her wedding. She went back to Delhi. I wish she hadn't returned," said Mohan Srivastava, Sansriti's uncle.

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