Sonali Phogat | Goa Police register unnatural death case

An "unnatural death" case has been registered at Anjuna

August 23, 2022 08:52 pm | Updated August 24, 2022 12:16 am IST - Panaji

 Sonali Phogat. File.

Sonali Phogat. File. | Photo Credit: Sandeep Saxena

Police have registered an unnatural death case after BJP leader and actor Sonali Phogat was "brought dead" at a hospital at Anjuna in North Goa, a senior police official said on August 23.

"Preliminary enquiry has revealed that she had come to Goa on August 22 and was staying in a hotel in Anjuna. Today early morning she started feeling uneasiness at a hotel and was shifted to hospital wherein she was declared brought dead," Deputy Superintendent of Police (Mapusa) Jivba Dalvi said.

He said the police received a call at 9.00 am about the matter.

An "unnatural death" case has been registered at Anjuna, he said.

"Statements of the relevant witnesses are being recorded and Anjuna Police have written to the Department of Forensic Medicine at Goa Medical College for appointing a panel of doctors for conducting post-mortem examination," he said.

Further investigation is in progress, the DSP said.

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