Sushant Singh Rajput’s former girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty informed Supreme Court docket on Tuesday that there seems to be appreciable quantity of state interference, affect and due to this fact a terror of bias within the probe performed by Bihar Police and added that the FIR lodged in opposition to her in Sushant’s dying case within the state has no reference to any offence in Patna.
These submissions have been made by Rhea’s counsel within the apex courtroom whereas in search of switch of the above FIR to Mumbai, the place Rajput was discovered useless in his flat on June 14.
On its, half, the Bihar authorities defended a parallel probe by the state police alleging that Maharashtra police have “not co-operated” with Bihar police within the case, in response to PTI.
Earlier Rhea’s counsel, senior advocate Shyam Divan had identified to the bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy that there was appreciable delay of over 38 days in lodging of the FIR at Patna.
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Divan added that each one allegations made by Rajput’s father to police in Patna have been associated to Mumbai, the place Sushant and Rhea lived. He additionally argued that the Mumbai Police had recorded statements of 56 individuals within the case and the probe had made substantial progress whereas questioning the parallel probe by Bihar police.
The FIR registered in Patna accuses Rhea of unlawful confinement, embezzlement, abetment to suicide amongst different costs and the probe within the case has now been transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation.
Rhea had earlier expressed apprehension that she had been proclaimed responsible in an alleged media trial and denied allegations that she had diverted any cash belonging to Sushant, with whom she had a live-in relationship.
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Sushant’s household has nonetheless argued that they have been compelled to request for a probe by Bihar police within the case attributable to an alleged cover-up by the Mumbai police, which had not registered an FIR much more than a month after the actor’s dying. They’ve now informed CBI so as to add the cost of homicide to the FIR registered by the company after taking up the probe from Patna police.
The listening to within the case is happening, on August 5, the highest courtroom had stated that the reality behind the “unlucky” dying of the “gifted and proficient artist” ought to come out.
Bihar and Maharashtra authorities have additionally been made occasion to the case which has turn out to be a political flashpoint between the 2 states which have traded barbs accusing one another.
The 34-year-old Bollywood actor was discovered useless in his condo in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on June 14.