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On December 28, 2017, Jyoti Raja (in photo) was found lying motionless by her husband. She was later declared dead by a doctor who suggested post mortem to ascertain the cause of her death.(HT Photo)

A year on, Mumbai man asked to pay Rs 5,000 bribe to get wife’s cause-of-death report

By Pratik Salunke | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2019 04:22 PM IST
Ghatkopar resident Pankaj Raja not only had to deal with the sudden loss of his wife, Jyoti, but also faced bureaucratic apathy and was told to pay a bribe to obtain her cause-of-death report. Without the report, the insurance company will not pay Jyoti’s policy amount of Rs 10 lakh to Raja, who is a nominee.
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