Sonali Phogat Death Case: Hyderabad Police accuses Goa of not cooperating, questioned the intention

Pankaj Prasad
Hyderabad Police Commissioner CV Anand
Hyderabad Police Commissioner CV Anand

Hyderabad City Police Commissioner CV Anand said that whenever we tried to contact Goa Police, they did not cooperate and the result was always negative.

The Hyderabad police, which is investigating the drug connection in the murder case of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Tiktok star Sonali Phogat, accused Goa of not cooperating. Hyderabad City Police Commissioner CV Anand said, whenever we tried to contact Goa Police, they did not cooperate.

Hyderabad Police questioned the intention of Goa Police

Hyderabad City Police Commissioner CV Anand said that whenever we tried to contact Goa Police, they did not cooperate and the result was always negative. Our police went to Goa to nab the accused, but he was not found. He said, Pritish Narayan Borkar alias Babu is the boss administrator in the Phogat murder case.

Goa Police reaches Sonali Phogat's house, meets revenue officials

A team of Goa Police reached Sonali Phogat's residence in Sant Nagar on Thursday. Later the team also met revenue officials as part of an investigation into the alleged murder of the BJP leader. The police team probing Phogat's murder had reached here on Wednesday and when the officers reached Phogat's closed residence for the past several days, Phogat's family members were present there. Later the police team met the revenue officials. Sources said that the Goa Police is also assessing the property, including land, which is in Phogat's name and trying to find out whether there is any property-related aspect involved in the matter. Some relatives had earlier alleged that Phogat's aide Sudhir Sangwan was eyeing his property.

Phogat's family demands CBI probe, not satisfied with current investigation

Meanwhile, the family members of the BJP leader reiterated their demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the matter, saying they were not satisfied with the probe being conducted by the Goa Police. Phogat, who gained popularity from Tiktok, was brought dead on 23 August at a hospital in North Goa. A day earlier, Phogat had reached Goa with two other people. Police say that Phogat was given the narcotic substance methamphetamine at a restaurant a few hours before his death. So far five people including Sudhir Sangwan have been arrested in the case.