Kerala violinist Balabhaskar death: CBI registers FIR

First Published 30, Jul 2020, 1:11 PM

 The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR and started its probe into the deaths of violinist Balabhaskar and his daughter
 

<p>The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR and started investigation into the deaths of violinist Balabhaskar and his two-year-old daughter Tejasvini</p>

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR and started investigation into the deaths of violinist Balabhaskar and his two-year-old daughter Tejasvini

<p>The Kerala state government had last year issued an order transferring the case to the CBI. CBI DSP TP Anandakrishnan has been appointed as the investigation officer.</p>

The Kerala state government had last year issued an order transferring the case to the CBI. CBI DSP TP Anandakrishnan has been appointed as the investigation officer.

<p> Balabhaskar's parents requested the government to transfer the case to CBI as they assume the death was linked to gold smuggling.<br />
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 Balabhaskar's parents requested the government to transfer the case to CBI as they assume the death was linked to gold smuggling.
 

<p> Balabhaskar's manager Prakashan Thampi was later arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence in connection with gold smuggling</p>

 Balabhaskar's manager Prakashan Thampi was later arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence in connection with gold smuggling

<p> Balabhaskar and his family met with an accident at Pallipuram near Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, in the early hours of September 25, 2018.</p>

 Balabhaskar and his family met with an accident at Pallipuram near Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, in the early hours of September 25, 2018.

<p>While Balabhaskar and his wife Lakshmi were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment, their two-year-old daughter Tejasvini, unfortunately, died on the spot. Balabhaskar died in the hospital on October 2.</p>

While Balabhaskar and his wife Lakshmi were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment, their two-year-old daughter Tejasvini, unfortunately, died on the spot. Balabhaskar died in the hospital on October 2.

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