The Bihar Police chief amped up the battle with Maharshtra over Sushant Singh Rajput case by saying Mumbai has closed all communication channels with them.
“They’ve forcibly quarantined an IPS officer. If Maharashtra authorities is happy with their police, then inform us what they’ve accomplished in 50 days after demise of Sushant Singh Rajput? Mumbai has closed all communication channels with us. This means that one thing is mistaken,” Bihar’s Director Common of Police (DGP) G Pandey mentioned on Tuesday.
The case had became a full-fledged inter-state battle on Monday with civic authorities in Mumbai quarantining a Bihar Police officer on the helm of a probe into the actor’s suspected suicide.
Bihar Police alleged that IPS officer Vinay Tiwari was “forcibly quarantined”. Chief minister Nitish Kumar termed the transfer “inappropriate”. In its defence, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company mentioned the step was taken in accordance with Maharashtra’s pointers to cease the unfold of Covid-19.
Later, the Mumbai Police, who too are probing the actor’s demise, mentioned Bihar Police didn’t have any jurisdiction within the case.
Inspector Common of Police (IGP), Patna (Central) Sanjay Singh wrote a letter to BrihanMumbai Municipal Company (BMC) Commissioner on Monday, asking him to alleviate Tiwari from residence quarantine as it’s “creating obstructions” within the probe of case.
“Metropolis SP Vinay Tiwari had reached Mumbai on August 2 for additional investigation and higher coordination in reference to the case. Discover of him reaching Mumbai had been given in writing by SSP, Patna to Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zone-9, Bandra,” the letter learn.
An FIR has been registered in Patna, primarily based on a grievance filed by Rajput’s father KK Singh, in opposition to actor Rhea Chakraborty underneath a number of sections together with abetment to suicide. A crew of Bihar Police is in Mumbai to probe the matter.
The Bombay Excessive Courtroom will hear a petition on Tuesday looking for switch of the case from the Mumbai Police to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).