Surprise turns tragedy NRI return son. Upon his return from the United States, Rituraj Sahani came to visit his mother in her flat in Oshiwara, Mumbai, on Sunday, August 6. To his surprise, no one answered the door so he sought the help of a key maker to enter the house. According to a report, when Rituraj entered his mother’s bedroom, he found her skeletal remains. When the police came for inspection, they found the body was completely decomposed, given that the 63-year-old passed away weeks ago. There were no injuries marks on her body and the door was locked from from inside. Police are under the assumption that it was an accidental death. However, a case has been registered and the post-mortem report is awaited, reports IE. Surprise turns tragedy NRI return son.In a report, senior inspector of Oshiwara police station, Subhash Khanvilkar, said, “Asha K Sahani had been staying alone at her 10th-floor residence in Wells Cot society in Andheri’s Lokhandwala area since her husband died in 2013. Their son Rituraj, an engineer, had moved to the US in 1997.” During the last conversation between the mother and the son, which was back in 2016, Rituraj was told by his mother that she wanted to be in an old-age home. “The last conversation between the mother and son took place in April 2016. At that point, Sahani had told him that she felt lonely. She had also asked him to get her into an old-age home,” the officer said. Surprise turns tragedy NRI return sonThe inspector also said that since both the flats on the 10th floor of the building belonged to Sahani, they had no neighbours who could report of a foul smell of the dead body, reports. The inspector added, “In the bedroom, Rituraj found the body of his mother, which had decomposed to such an extent that only her skeleton remained. We suspect she must have passed away at least a few weeks ago.” As of now, while the Police await the post-mortem report, they are recording the statement from Rituraj and also the neighbours if they had had any last contact with the lady.
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