Up to date: Aug 05, 2020 00:25 IST
A petition by a Nagpur resident has been moved in Bombay excessive court docket, asking for a particular investigation group (SIT) to look into the dying of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who died by suicide on June 14. In line with the general public curiosity litigation (PIL) filed by Sameet Thakkar, Mumbai Police will not be in a position to probe the case successfully as a result of interference of movie trade professionals in addition to police personnel being occupied with Covid obligation. The PIL will likely be heard earlier than the bench of chief justice Dipankar Dutta on Wednesday.
The PIL alleges that one of many causes that the continued investigation by Mumbai Police has been sluggish is that the police is making an attempt to defend influential folks from the movie trade. It additionally factors out alleged failures on a part of Mumbai Police to comply with up on sure anomalies and alleges that individuals with very important info relating to the case haven’t been given a listening to by the police. For these causes, the PIL asks that the investigation be handed over to an SIT or the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Final week, the Supreme Court docket had dismissed an identical PIL, which sought to switch the probe into Rajput’s dying to CBI.
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