Sonali Phogat Case: Court Remands Two Main Accused To Police Custody For 10 Days

Sonali Phogat Case: Court Remands Two Main Accused To Police Custody For 10 Days

New Delhi: 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.

Sonali Phogat death case | Court sent the two accused to 10-day Police custody. They will be interrogated. As soon as new development happens, we will tell you. We have also arrested one drug peddler. The owner of the club where it was supplied has also been arrested: Goa IGP

— ANI (@ANI) August 27, 2022

Sagwan and Singh had accompanied Phogat, a popular TikTok star who hailed from Haryana to Goa on August 22.

Goa | Accused in the Sonali Phogat murder case, Sudhir Sangwan & Sukhwinder Singh taken to Goa medical college & hospital before being taken to 10-day custody

— ANI (@ANI) August 27, 2022

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. 

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