Thiruvananthapuram: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), investigating the mysteries shrouded over the death of violinist Balabhasakar in an accident on September 25, 2018, has recorded the statements of Kalabhavan Sobi, who stated that Balabhaskar was killed in a planned accident.
The CBI has summoned him to the agency’s Thiruvananthapuram office and recorded his statements. Sobi informed that he is an eye witness to what happened for Balabhascar on the crucial day of the accident. Sobi expressed willingness to undergo lie -detection test to prove the veracity of his statements.
Sobi had revealed some crucial statements regarding Balabhskar’s death on media. He said Balabhaskar was attacked by the goons before the accident and he witnessed the incident. He reinforced the accident to have created by them (the goons) later. He said he had seen Sarith, the key accused in the sensational diplomatic baggage gold smuggling case at the accident spot in suspicious circumstances.
The authenticity of the statements made by Sobi is to be checked, CBI sources said.
Earlier Sobi had given statements to the CrimeBranch that he had seen some people in mysterious circumstances at the accident spot. He did not reveal the goon attack episode to the CrimeBranch as he felt doubt whether the investigation conducted by the crime branch is in the right direction, Sobi divulged on media later.