I travelled to India in February to be with my ailing brother who sadly passed away at the end of March, just as the pandemic spread across the world disrupting international travel.
Dr. B.R. Shetty and his family did not participate in, and in no way supported, the documentary film about Dr. Shetty and NMC Health that first aired on 12 July, 2020 on Al Jazeera Arabic, and later Al Jazeera English.
Out of respect for due process and to allow the various UK and UAE authorities and investigations, including my own, to quickly expedite their mandates, I have refrained, to date, from making any extensive public statements. This restraint in speaking out has come at great personal cost to me both reputationally and materially. However, given my own legal and forensic investigations are now starting to produce some initial findings, and in consideration of some misleading and inaccurate allegations and claims made against me, now is the right time to do so.