A day after a Khap mahapanchayat was held in Haryana’s Hisar district urging a Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) probe within the alleged homicide of BJP chief Sonali Phogat, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant in the present day introduced that the homicide case will probably be transferred to the central company. Days after her homicide, the household of Sonali Phogat had met the Chief Minister of Haryana demanding the identical.
Mr Sawant stated he has full confidence within the state police, and the investigation was happening very properly, however he’ll write to Dwelling Minister Amit Shah for the switch after repeated calls for from folks in Haryana.
Mr Sawant advised reporters in Panaji that the Goa Police have executed an “excellent investigation” into the case and have additionally received some very important clues.
“But due to the demand of people from Haryana and also Sonali Phogat’s daughter, we have decided to write to the Union Home Ministry to hand over this case to the CBI,”Mr Sawant stated.
“I will personally write a letter to the Union Home Ministry,” he stated.
In search of particulars into the circumstances of her dying, the household of Ms Phogat, notably her younger daughter, has been demanding a central company probe into the case.
The police had initially stated the 42-year-old BJP chief died of a suspected coronary heart assault and registered a case of “unnatural death”. Nonetheless, Sonali Phogat’s sisters stated they could not settle for that she died of a coronary heart assault. Additionally they stated she had “insinuated something” on the telephone.
After Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar intervened as properly, police had filed a homicide case. In her autopsy report, it got here to gentle that “there are multiple blunt force injuries over the body”. The report stated police want to research the reason for dying.
Two safety digicam movies had triggered hypothesis in regards to the circumstances of her dying. One confirmed Sonali Phogat staggering on her approach out of a nightclub in Goa, hours earlier than she was declared lifeless, and one other confirmed her being compelled to drink on the dance flooring.
Earlier, the Supreme Court docket had stayed the demolition of Curlies restaurant — the place Sonali Phogat was allegedly drugged and was later declared lifeless — in Goa quickly after its demolition started, on the situation that no business actions will happen there.
The Goa Police had arrested 5 folks, together with two of Ms Phogat’s aides, in reference to the case.
The police have booked her two aides on the cost of homicide.
Sonali Phogat, a content material creator, rose to fame together with her TikTookay movies. She debuted as a TV anchor in 2006 earlier than becoming a member of the BJP two years later.