Guwahati, December 1: In a shocking revelation, Neha Sharma – the “Assamese” woman who died in Israel and was said to be hailed from Udalguri district – is not an Indian citizen.
The woman in reality is a Nepali national.
As per police reports, no person named as ‘Neha Sharma’ or her parents Pushkar Raj Sharma and Tirath Shama are registered in Merabil village in Mazbat Tehsil in Udalguri.
As per an affidavit submitted by Neha in Uttar Pradesh when she was 33 years old, she had given a statement to leave India looking for an overseas employment in Israel to work as Caregiver.
As per the details mentioned in the affidavit, Neha was born on July 16, 1980 and her passport was registered as L637541.
“As per the address mentioned in her documents, she hailed from Merabil but no person by the name of Neha Sharma was registered in that village. We have also been informed that she was staying at a rented apartment in Greater Noida where she had obtained her passport by submitting her birth certificate. We are now investigation who is behind the racket of producing the fake certificates,” said a police official.
As per a1nepal.com, the woman’s real name is Jamuna Thapa.
As per hospital records, she died due to brain injury due to asthma attack.
TIME8 is in possession of the birth certificate, hospital NOC and passport affidavit.
It may be mentioned that on November 29, IGP Robin Hibu took to Facebook and posted, “Miss Neha Sharma from Merabil, Assam has died in Isreal at Tel Aviv today. Her parent/ relative need to be informed to bring back her dead body. I have been somehow informed by one Manipur Manipur female Miss Jessica Thanjam working at Isreal. Please somehow convey to her home. If help needed at Delhi at Embassy, i will help from Delhi, i have already alerted my fellow IFS batchmate to bring back her body for burying at home town in Merabil, Assam (sic).”