Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 8
Terming the Mumbai Police probe into the unnatural demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput an “eyewash”, his father has accused them of trying to protect Rhea Chakraborty who’s now being investigated by CBI as an accused within the case.
In an affidavit filed within the high court docket in response to Rhea’s plea for switch of an FIR registered in opposition to her in Patna to Mumbai, Sushant’s father KK Singh stated her petition has develop into infructuous after the CBI took over the probe.
If the Mumbai Police didn’t discover any proof in opposition to Rhea in 54 days, it solely mirrored that the state was attempting to protect her “for the reason best known to them”, Singh stated, apprehending destruction of proof and makes an attempt to affect witnesses.
Singh’s affidavit got here a day after Bihar authorities alleged earlier than the Supreme Court that Rhea gave drug overdose to actor Sushant Singh Rajput who was discovered useless in his Bandra house on June 14 beneath suspicious circumstances. She got here in touch with Sushant solely to seize cash, it added.
Ahead of the August 11 listening to, Maharashtra authorities can be stated to have filed an in depth report in a sealed cowl within the high court docket on the probe performed by Mumbai Police within the case.
Rea, stated to be the deceased actor’s girlfriend, is now being probed as an accused within the case by the CBI after an FIR lodged in opposition to her in Patna acquired transferred to the central company.
Through her social media account, Rhea had requested the Union Home Minister for a CBI inquiry and now that it has develop into a actuality.
“However, now it seems that the Petitioner (Rhea) has taken a complete U-turn against the investigation being conducted by the CBI,” Singh submitted.
Singh stated he had knowledgeable the Mumbai police about his apprehension relating to the menace to Sushant’s life however no motion was taken leading to his son’s demise.