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Edward Nunes, who was re-arrested by the Goa Police on Thursday for submitting a fake Covid certificate to avoid questioning in the Sonali Phogat murder case, was taken into custody with the help of the Goa Police.
Earlier, the same court had granted bail to Edwin Nunes, owner of the Curlies Restaurant where Phogat had partied hours before her death.
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 06:04 PM IST
The CBI team visited the Leoney Grand Resort in Goa on Saturday – the hotel where Sonali Phogat and her aides stayed during the trip.
The CBI teams along with CFSL experts will soon reach Goa to collect documents and interact with local police officers, and doctors who had examined Phogat, reported news agency PTI.
Published on Sep 15, 2022 09:00 PM IST
Written by Manjiri Chitre | Edited by Sohini Goswami
Actor-politician Phogat was declared dead at the St Anthony Hospital in North Goa on August 23 . The initial cause of death was a suspected heart attack but her family alleged foul play.
Sonali Phogat death: So far, five persons, including two of Phogat's aides, have been arrested in connection with the case. The Goa Police has booked her two aides on the charge of murder.
Earlier, the BJP leader and actor's family had met CM Khattar seeking a probe by the central agency.
Sonali Phogat’s nephew, Vikas Singh, told news agency ANI that the family will file a plea in the Goa High Court for a CBI probe. The family has already written to Chief Justice of India UU Lalit for this, he added.
The restaurant, 'Curlies', located on Goa’s famous Anjuna beach, was in news recently after Phogat was found partying at the outlet hours before her death.
Published on Sep 08, 2022 10:30 PM IST
Sonali Phogat's family had met Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar last month and demanded a CBI probe in the case.
Yashodhara Phogat said Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar had assured the family of a CBI investigation into the case after they met him on August 27.
“We have arrested all accused. We are in talks with the Haryana CM and have sent all reports to the DGP Haryana. If we later feel the need to involve the CBI, we will ask for it,” Sawant said.
Sonali Phogat murder case: Sawant's statement comes a day after he received a call from Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar seeking a transfer of the case to the probe agency on request of Sonali Phogat's family.
The Goa Police on Saturday said Sonali Phogat was given methamphetamine, a recreational drug, by her aides hours before her death.
Sonali Phogat, 42, was declared dead at the St. Anthony Hospital at Anjuna in North Goa. A post-mortem report revealed blunt force injury on her body, following which the Goa Police registered a murder case.
The latest video emerged after another video showed Sonali Phogat staggering out while struggling to walk on her own partying joint Curlie's Restaurant on the Anjuna beach.
Sonali Phogat died on August 23 and till now, four people have been arrested in her murder case. Actor Vindu Dara Singh has now reacted to her death.
CCTV footage of Curlies restaurant revealed that Sonali Phogat was forcefully made to drink 'spiked' water, Goa Police claimed on Friday. The number of total arrests in the case reached 4 while two of Sonali's assistants have been sent to 10-day police custody.
The Goa Police said CCTV footage from Curlies Restaurant established that Sonali Phogat's manager Sudhir Sangwan and his associate Sukhwinder Singh forcibly made the actor drink an “obnoxious” chemical substance after which she was visibly unstable.
Sonali Phogat death: The Goa Police said Sonali Phogat was given “obnoxious chemical” at Curlies beach shack by her manager Sudhir Sangwan and his associate
Sonali Phogat murder: Goa IGP Omvir Singh Bishnoi said that on the basis of CCTV footage, it was seen that alleged Sudhir Sangwan and his associate Sukhwinder Singh were partying with Sonali Phohat at a club.
Speaking to news agency ANI, Phogat’s brother Rinku affirmed that the family believes that she was murdered but said that they were satisfied with the probe done so far.
Published on Aug 26, 2022 01:07 PM IST
Written by Nisha Anand | Edited by Swati Bhasin
The restaurant had hit the headlines during investigations into the death of British teenager Scarlett Eden Keeling in 2008.
Published on Aug 26, 2022 08:32 AM IST
Sonali Phogat's family members claimed she was raped before being poisoned and murdered by her two assistants. The autopsy report on Thursday found injuries on her body.
On Thursday, Goa Police lodged a murder case in connection with the demise of BJP leader and actor Sonali Phogat. Her post-mortem report was also released that mentioned “multiple blunt force injuries on body”.
Published on Aug 25, 2022 11:21 PM IST
The Goa Police on Thursday registered a charge of murder against two associates after the post-mortem report.
Sonali Phogat's brother Rinku Dhaka had filed a formal complaint with the Goa Police, claiming she was murdered by two of her associates.
Sonali Phogat's brother on Wednesday accused two of Sonali Phogat's associates of killing her and said the family won't allow an autopsy until an FIR against the two is registered, reports said.
BJP leader and actor Sonali Phogat's brother on Wednesday said that the family will not give permission for post-mortem until an FIR is registered against the culprits.
Published on Aug 24, 2022 09:14 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
When asked about the allegations by Phogat's family - about a criminal conspiracy involving her death - Sawant did not make a direct comment.
Published on Aug 24, 2022 03:58 PM IST
Written by Nisha Anand | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan