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Mystery over Mani’s death continues; Kerala BJP for CBI probe

The mystery over the death of leading south Indian actor Kalabhavan Mani continues with police on Sundaysaying it was yet to confirm whether it was a murder or suicide case, even as the state BJP demanded a CBI probe into it.

Crime Branch S P, P N Unni Rajan, head of the special investigation team probing Mani’s death, on Sundayvisited the actor’s outhouse ‘Padi’ here, where he was found in a miserable condition before being shifted to a hospital.

He examined the evidences found at the outhouse.

“We will thoroughly examine all aspects on the issue, but we are yet to confirm whether the actor’s demise was a murder or suicide. As the investigation is progressing, I cannot divulge any further details related to the case,” he told reporters here after the visit.

Various aspects including the bank details, financial transactions of Mani, and the mystery behind the finding of insecticides at the outhouse would be investigated, police sources said.

Meanwhile, BJP state President Kummanam Rajasekharan, who visited Mani’s family members today, said a CBI inquiry should be ordered, if necessary, to end the mystery over the death.

Criticising state police, he said police had “failed to make any breakthrough” in the case even after several days of the incident.
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