Bihar’s Gagandeep Gambhir, an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the 2004 batch, will probably be part of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) workforce investigating the dying of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
The case was handed over to the central company by the Bihar authorities after Rajput’s father KK Singh and the Bihar police alleged a cover-up by the Mumbai Police.
CBI on Thursday filed a case into Rajput’s dying naming his former girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik Chakraborty and 4 different members of her household or recognized associates other than unknown individuals as accused.
Gambhir, together with senior IPS officer Manoj Shashidhar, will supervise the case which is being probed by a particular investigation workforce below superintendent of police Nupur Prasad. Shashidhar, a 1994-batch IPS officer of the Gujarat cadre, is the joint director of the central company.
In accordance with HT’s sister publication Hindustan, the Gujarat cadre IPS officer was born in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur and grew up within the metropolis.
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Hindustan cited the IPS officer’s father, Yogendra Singh Gambhir, as saying that his daughter studied in school within the metropolis. He stated Gagandeep was a vivid and hardworking pupil from the start. She moved to Punjab after her Class 10 and accomplished her increased schooling from Panjab College. She was additionally the topper of Panjab College.
Gagandeep has been a senior superintendent of police (SSP) in lots of districts within the western state, together with Rajkot and has been posted in CBI for the final yr and a half. She has additionally been part of groups probing many high-profile circumstances, together with the large scams.
She had additionally supervised the investigation into the alleged position of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav within the unlawful mining case. She was later shifted to the unit probing the Srijan rip-off and the case towards journalist Upendra Rai. She additionally had the extra cost of DIG within the particular investigation workforce headed by Joint Director Sai Manohar.
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The workforce, which was earlier headed by Rakesh Asthana, is probing vital circumstances like that of Vijay Mallya and Agusta Westland. It is usually probing some coal scam-related circumstances, amongst others.
The Maharashtra police have questioned the jurisdiction of the Bihar police within the matter. A ultimate name on this matter—whether or not Bihar police have the jurisdiction to switch a case to CBI—will probably be taken by the Supreme Courtroom later this week.
KK Singh has alleged in his police grievance that Rhea Chakraborty and his household drove his son to suicide and appropriated Rajput’s belongings. After Rajput’s father lodged the grievance, Patna Police registered a case together with prices of prison conspiracy, dishonest and abetment to suicide towards Chakraborty, her dad and mom Indrajit Chakraborty and Sandhya Chakraborty, brother and customary buddies Samuel Miranda and Shruti Modi.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is individually investigating the case because it suspects there was cash laundering by some suspects.