NEW DELHI: Goa Police has slapped a charge of murder against two associates of BJP leader Sonali Phogat after a report of post-mortem confirm that there were “multiple blunt force injuries” on her body.
The official said that section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code has been added to the case related to the death of the 42-year-old leader. “Two persons Sudhir Sagwan and Sukhwinder Wasi, who had accompanied Phogat when she arrived in Goa on August 22, were named as accused in the case,” he added.
Her brother Rinku Dhaka had filed a complaint against the two men at Anjuna Police Station on Wednesday
Talking to media persons, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said that state Director General of Police Jaspal Singh was personally monitoring the investigation. The autopsy was earlier scheduled on Wednesday, but Phogat’s brother claimed she was murdered by two of her associates and the family would agree to autopsy only after an FIR was registered against them.
Talking to a news channel, her brother demanded CBI probe, saying that BJP Leader Sonali Phogat was murdered.