Balabhaskar's parents dubious about the surroundings of his death, CBI notes their statements, and more...
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in July took over the probe in the case of the suspicious death of violinist Balabhaskar who died in a road accident in 2018. The renowned violinist had been traveling early morning in a car from Thrissur to Thiruvannathapuram with his family, when an accident killed his young daughter on the spot, and him a week later.
The statements of Balabhaskar’ s father, KC Unni and mother Santhakumari, were taken by the team led by DYSP TP Ananthakrishnan. Unni stated that there was mystery surrounding his son’s death and that he was not satisfied with any of the two investigations done prior to this. CBI visited the residence of his wife Lakshmi on Tuesday and recorded her statement as well.
Police department’s investigation teams had concluded that the death was caused by accident. However, Balabhaskar’s father does not believe this version. The parents also said that the revelations made by Kalabhavan Sobi in connection with the violinist’s death should be investigated.
Balabhaskar’s family also alleged that the accused in the gold smuggling case have a role in his death. Balabhaskar’s friends, accused in the gold smuggling case, 25 are still on the run. In the meantime, driver Ajrun had approached the court demanding one crore as compensation.
Apart from this, another mystery has been alleged in the appointment of C Aji, a KSRTC driver who gave statement that violinist Balabhaskar’s death was an accident, at the UAE Consulate.Aji is now the driver of UAE Consulate. The CBI will investigate all allegations related to the gold smuggling and Violinists death.