Haryana BJP leader Sonali Phogat murdered using poison, revealed Goa police

Debjit Mukherjee: The Goa police revealed that Sonali Phogat, the Bharatiya Janata Party leader from Haryana was murdered using poison. According to the police’s investigation, Phogat’s two associates laced her drink with an “obnoxious chemical” at a beach village shack this past Monday.

Addressing a press conference at the Anjuna police station on Friday, Inspector General of Police Omvir Singh Bishnoi said that the poison was allegedly added to a water bottle by Phogat’s associates Sudhir Sangwan and Sukhwinder Singh—now in police custody—who confessed to the crime.

Bishnoi also said that the motive behind the murder—whether it was political or financial or economic—was yet to be ascertained.