Aditya Das Death: Odisha Crime Branch Seeks Lie Detection Test Of Widow, Three Others
Bhubaneswar: The Crime Branch, which is probing into the death of social activist Aditya Das, wants to conduct lie detection tests on his widow, Bidyashree, and three colleagues, Papu, Bikash and Pritam.
The investigating agency has written to the Odisha State Forensic Laboratory in this regard.
Aditya was found dead on the railway tracks near a railway station in Bhubaneswar on July 7.
Ever since Aditya’s death, speculation about whether he committed suicide or was murdered has been doing the rounds with his widow and close friends engaged in mudslinging.
The post-mortem report revealed that he died due to grievous injuries on his head.
Initially, the Government Railway Police (GRP) took up the case and interrogated the deceased’s family members and friends.
On July 30, the Crime Branch took over the investigation following an order from Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay.