Bhubaneswar: The case of sex video clip and the death of Ashutosh Mohanty alias Rishi is getting more complicated everyday. The mother of Rishi, a student of a city based private engineering college, has now filed a fresh case in Khandagiri police station on Sunday evening to re-investigate the case by interrogating his friends and girl friend to solve the mystery of the case. On Monday, police interrogated three of his friends in this connection.
While the police had registered Rishi’s death on May 6 as an ‘unnatural death’ case, Rishi’s mother Pritirani Mohanty registered a fresh case under Section 302 of IPC urging the police to speed up the investigation process by interrogating his friends and other close acquaintances to find out the actual reason for his death. Pritirani futher said to the police that Rishi was not a regular drugs consumer. In fact, she claimed Rishi was killed by being given drugs to him.
Based on this three of Rishi’s friends were interrogated today by the Commissionerate police that has constituted a special team headed by ACP (Zone-III) Tapan Pattnaik to investigate the mysterious death of Rishi.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Satabrata Bhoi said that apart from Rishi’s friends, close acquaintances including his girl friend and roommate will be summoned for interrogation.
Earlier on December 15 of this year, Youth Congress President Itish Pradhan had alleged of the link between the viral video, allegedly of the Mayor, with the death case of Rishi.