Thiruvananthapuram: Contradicting driver Arjun’s statement, violinst Balabhaskar’s wife Lakshmi said that it was not her husband, but Arjun was driving the car on the fateful day.
Earlier, in a statement to police, Arjun said Balabhaskar was in the driver's seat when the accident happened. Lakshmi told police on Saturday: “At the time of accident, my child and I were sitting in the front left seat and Balabhaskar was resting in the back seat.”
Balabhaskar never used to drive the car during long trips, she added. With contradictory statements, the police team is planning to make scientific examinations.
Balabhaskar and daughter Tejaswini were killed during the accident at Pallipuram on September 25, while Arjun and Lakshmi suffered severe injuries, but survived