Sonali Phogat's Death: Haryana Govt to Write to Goa Seeking Transfer of Case to CBI

The suspected drug peddler, Dattaprasad Gaonkar, was detained from Anjuna after the accused duo 'confessed' in their statement that they had procured drugs from him

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Last Updated: August 27, 2022, 23:56 IST

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Sonali Phogat

The Goa Police on Saturday detained a suspected peddler who had allegedly supplied drugs to the two accused arrested in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sonali Phogat murder case, a senior officer said. The suspected drug peddler, Dattaprasad Gaonkar, was detained from Anjuna after the accused duo “confessed” in their statement that they had procured drugs from him, the officer said. Read More

Aug 27, 2022 23:53 IST

Haryana Will Write to Goa Govt for Recommending CBI Probe into Sonali Phogat's Death

The Haryana government will write to the Goa government requesting it to recommend a CBI probe into the death of BJP leader Sonali Phogat, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar assured her family members on Saturday. Family members of Phogat met Khattar at his residence here Saturday evening and requested for a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into her death.

Aug 27, 2022 15:12 IST

Owner of Curlies Club Where Phogat Spent Last Night to be Arrested Shortly, Say Sources

The owner of Curlies Club, where Sonali Phogat spent her last night will be arrested shortly, said sources.

Aug 27, 2022 14:47 IST

Who Was Sonali Phogat? Tracing Her Journey As A BJP Leader, Social Media Star, And An Actor

Aug 27, 2022 14:42 IST

Sonali Phogat case: Court remands two accused to police custody for 10 days

A court in Goa on Saturday remanded two accused arrested in the murder case of Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sonali Phogat in police custody for ten days. The accused duo- Sudhir Sagwan and Sukhwinder Singh- were produced before the court in Mapusa town by Anjuna police on Saturday. A senior officer said the court remanded the duo in police custody for ten days. Sagwan and Singh had accompanied Phogat, a popular TikTok star who hailed from Haryana to Goa on August 22. Phogat, 42, was brought dead to St Anthony Hospital at Anjuna in North Goa district on August 23 morning from her hotel. The police on Friday said Sagwan and Singh allegedly mixed some “obnoxious substance” in water and forced Phogat to drink it while partying at Curlies restaurant on the intervening night of August 22 and 23, adding they have been charged with murder.

Aug 27, 2022 13:22 IST

Sonali Phogat Was Named as Wife of PA in Rent Documents

According to an India Today report, Sonali Phogat was named in the rent documents of an apartment in Gurgaon Greens in Sector 102 as her personal assistant, Sudhir Sangwan’s wife, in a new twist to the death case. She frequently lived in that apartment, and before leaving for Goa, Phogat and her aide went to the flat and then took a cab to the airport, sources told the publication. Krishnakant Tiwari owned the apartment rented in Gurgaon Greens. When the flat was rented, police verification was also performed.

Aug 27, 2022 12:59 IST

Sonali Phogat case: Goa police detain suspected drug peddler, restaurant owner

The Goa Police on Saturday detained a North Goa restaurant owner and a suspected peddler, who had allegedly supplied drugs to the two accused arrested in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sonali Phogat murder case, a senior officer said. The suspected drug peddler, Dattaprasad Gaonkar, was detained from Anjuna after the accused duo “confessed” in their statement that they had procured drugs from him, the officer said. Another man who has been detained is identified as Edwin Nunes, the owner of Curlies restaurant, where Phogat was partying late at night on August 22 before her death under mysterious circumstances.

Goa Police had arrested Sudhir Sagwan and Sukhwinder Singh accompanying Phogat, a popular TikTok star who hailed from Haryana, to Goa. Phogat, 42, was brought dead to St Anthony Hospital at Anjuna in North Goa district on August 23 morning from her hotel. The police on Friday said Sagwan and Singh allegedly mixed some “obnoxious substance” in water and forced Phogat to drink it while partying at Curlies restaurant on the intervening night of August 22 and 23, adding they have been charged with murder. The motive behind the alleged murder of Phogat could be “economic interest”, a senior police officer had said.

Aug 27, 2022 12:38 IST

Ladies Washroom of Curlies Club Where Phogat Spent Her Last Night Sealed by Goa Police

Aug 27, 2022 12:18 IST

Sonali Phogat's Bigg Boss 14 Journey: Fight With Rubina Dilaik, Nikki Tamboli to Bond With Rahul Vaidya, Aly Goni

In a tragic turn of events, Haryana BJP leader and actress Sonali Phogat passed away after a suspected heart attack earlier this week. She was 42. Phogat became a household name after she made her wild card entry in the Salman Khan-hosted reality TV show, Bigg Boss 14. She entered the house on Day 79 and her journey was nothing less than a roller coaster ride. She made headlines for picking up fights but also became good friends with many contestants. Phogat became a close confidant of singer Rahul Vaidya. They remained inseparable in the Bigg Boss house. READ MORE

Aug 27, 2022 11:56 IST

Video Emerges of Sonali Phogat Staggering Out of Goa Restaurant Hours Before Death | WATCH

The murder case of actor and BJP leader Sonali Phogat has taken yet another sensational turn with the emergence of a security camera footage from a Goa restaurant which purportedly shows her staggering out as she is helped by Sudhir Sangwan, one of her two associates arrested in the case. READ MORE

Aug 27, 2022 11:43 IST

Goa CM Sawant Assures All Support in Sonali Phogat Death Probe

Aug 27, 2022 11:36 IST

Sonali Phogat: From DD Anchor to TikTok Star, All About BJP Leader Always in the Eye of a Storm

TikTok star and Big Boss contestant aside, BJP leader’s career graph shows that she had humble beginnings but a thrust into prominence also meant she courted numerous controversies. READ MORE

Aug 27, 2022 11:28 IST

Sonali Phogat Death: Rahul Vaidya, Vindu Dara Singh Demand Probe and Justice For Their Bigg Boss Co-Contestant

Actress and politician Sonali Phogat’s death reason has become a mystery. Initially, it was seen as a case of a heart attack after she was brought dead to a hospital in Goa on August 22. However, her autopsy report revealed multiple ‘blunt injuries’ following which a murder case had also been filed by Goa police. Now, her family and friends have been demanding justice for the late actress. READ MORE

Aug 27, 2022 11:20 IST

Sonali Phogat's Brother Speaks on Death Case

Aug 27, 2022 11:12 IST

Sonali Phogat case: Goa police detain suspected drug peddler, restaurant owner

The Goa Police on Saturday detained a North Goa restaurant owner and a suspected peddler, who had allegedly supplied drugs to the two accused arrested in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sonali Phogat murder case, a senior officer said. The suspected drug peddler, Dattaprasad Gaonkar, was detained from Anjuna after the accused duo “confessed” in their statement that they had procured drugs from him, the officer said. Another man who has been detained is identified as Edwin Nunes, the owner of Curlies restaurant, where Phogat was partying late at night on August 22 before her death under mysterious circumstances.

Goa Police had arrested Sudhir Sagwan and Sukhwinder Singh accompanying Phogat, a popular TikTok star who hailed from Haryana, to Goa. Phogat, 42, was brought dead to St Anthony Hospital at Anjuna in North Goa district on August 23 morning from her hotel. The police on Friday said Sagwan and Singh allegedly mixed some “obnoxious substance” in water and forced Phogat to drink it while partying at Curlies restaurant on the intervening night of August 22 and 23, adding they have been charged with murder. The motive behind the alleged murder of Phogat could be “economic interest”, a senior police officer had said.

Aug 27, 2022 10:56 IST

Sonali Phogat’s Death, Scarlett Keeling Case, Drug Bust: Goa’s Curlies Shack’s Instances of Infamy

The popular Curlies shack on Goa’s famous Anjuna beach is in the news after the death of BJP leader and media personality Sonali Phogat. The 42-year-old actor-politician had visited the restaurant on Monday night and was brought dead to the St Anthony Hospital at Anjuna in North Goa district from her hotel on the morning of August 23. READ MORE

Aug 27, 2022 10:54 IST

Sonali Phogat Was Named as Wife of PA in Rent Documents

According to an India Today report, Sonali Phogat was named in the rent documents of an apartment in Gurgaon Greens in Sector 102 as her personal assistant, Sudhir Sangwan’s wife, in a new twist to the death case. She frequently lived in that apartment, and before leaving for Goa, Phogat and her aide went to the flat and then took a cab to the airport, sources told the publication. Krishnakant Tiwari owned the apartment rented in Gurgaon Greens. When the flat was rented, police verification was also performed.

Aug 27, 2022 10:53 IST

Police trying to hush up Sonali Phogat murder case: Goa Cong leader Lobo, seeks CBI probe

The Congress on Saturday demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged murder of Haryana BJP leader Sonali Phogat claiming the police were trying to hush up the matter. Phogat died in Goa on Tuesday under mysterious circumstances following which two men, including her personal assistant, who had accompanied her to the coastal state are arrested on the charge of murder by the state police.

Many politicians said that her death was due to a heart attack. But finally, it has been revealed as murder. There is more to this murder than meets the eye and every angle needs to be investigated. These kinds of cases need to be investigated by the CBI to unravel the truth,” Goa Leader of Opposition Michael Lobo told PTI.

Aug 27, 2022 10:52 IST

Sonali Phogat: 'Drug Peddler' Who Gave Substances to 2 Accused Arrested

The Goa Police on Saturday detained a suspected peddler who had allegedly supplied drugs to the two accused arrested in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sonali Phogat murder case, a senior officer said. The suspected drug peddler, Dattaprasad Gaonkar, was detained from Anjuna after the accused duo “confessed” in their statement that they had procured drugs from him, the officer said.

Goa Police had arrested Sudhir Sagwan and Sukhwinder Singh accompanying Phogat, a popular TikTok star who hailed from Haryana, to Goa. Phogat, 42, was brought dead to St Anthony Hospital at Anjuna in North Goa district on August 23 morning from her hotel.

The police on Friday said Sagwan and Singh allegedly mixed some “obnoxious substance” in water and forced Phogat to drink it while partying at Curlies restaurant on the intervening night of August 22 and 23, adding they have been charged with murder. The motive behind the alleged murder of Phogat could be “economic interest”, a senior police officer had said.

Goa Police had arrested Sudhir Sagwan and Sukhwinder Singh accompanying Phogat, a popular TikTok star who hailed from Haryana, to Goa. Phogat, 42, was brought dead to St Anthony Hospital at Anjuna in North Goa district on August 23 morning from her hotel.

The police on Friday said Sagwan and Singh allegedly mixed some “obnoxious substance” in water and forced Phogat to drink it while partying at Curlies restaurant on the intervening night of August 22 and 23, adding they have been charged with murder. The motive behind the alleged murder of Phogat could be “economic interest”, a senior police officer had said.

The Congress on Saturday demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged murder of Haryana BJP leader Sonali Phogat claiming the police were trying to hush up the matter. Phogat died in Goa on Tuesday under mysterious circumstances following which two men, including her personal assistant, who had accompanied her to the coastal state are arrested on the charge of murder by the state police.

Many politicians said that her death was due to a heart attack. But finally, it has been revealed as murder. There is more to this murder than meets the eye and every angle needs to be investigated. These kinds of cases need to be investigated by the CBI to unravel the truth,” Goa Leader of Opposition Michael Lobo told PTI.

With agency inputs

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