Balabhaskar did not have any financial liabilities, says wife Lekshmi
Thiruvananthapuram: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has started its investigation into the accident which led to the death of Violinist Balabhaskar and his daughter.
A CBI team led by DYSP T. P. Ananthakrishnan recorded the statements of Balabhaskar’s wife Lekshmi, her brother Prasad and mother Omanakumari. The statements of Balabhaskar's father C. K. Unni and mother Santhakumari will be recorded on Wednesday.
Lekshmi repeated her statement that driver Arjun was driving the vehicle when the accident took place.
Lekshmi also stated that Vishnu Somasundaram and Prakash Thambi were not Balabhasker’s managers and that Prakasan used to organize his musical concerts. She added that Vishnu and Balabhaskar knew each other from their school days.
Lekshmi also said that they met Latha, who runs an Ayurveda hospital in Palakkad, during a concert and that Balabhasker’s later visited her hospital for treatment once. Balabhaskar did not have any financial dealings with Latha other than lending her some money once.
Balabhaskar did not have any financial liabilities and did not entrust anyone to handle his money, Lekshmi told the officers.
Lekshmi recounted Arjun and Balabhasker stepping out of the vehicle to have juice when they reached Kollam on the night of the accident. However, it was Arjun who drove the car after that, she said.
Lekshmi recollected the vehicle making a sharp turn and her forehead hitting something. However, she does not remember anything that happened afterwards.