Patna, July 31
The Bihar Government stated on Friday that it’s going to oppose a petition filed by actor Rhea Chakraborty within the Supreme Court, difficult the jurisdiction of the Patna police in lodging an FIR in reference to the suicide of Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput and beginning an investigation.
Advocate General Lalit Kishore stated the state will probably be represented earlier than the apex court docket by former Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi.
While we’ve got made no prayer for being included as a celebration to the case filed by Chakraborty, we are going to oppose her petition since she has challenged the jurisdiction of the state of Bihar,” Kishore stated.
He asserted that the matter fell very a lot inside the jurisdiction of the state because the FIR was lodged on the idea of a criticism filed by Rajput’s father who resides in Patna.
There have been many situations of circumstances being registered away from the location of an incident if hyperlinks to the offence occur to be within the different place,” the advocate common stated.
He additionally scoffed at Chakrabortys rivalry that every one circumstances within the matter be shifted to Mumbai and identified that the police within the western metropolis had not even lodged an FIR”.
“It is the Patna Police which lodged the first FIR in the matter. I wonder how the Mumbai Police intends to investigate a matter without registering a proper case,” he stated.
In his criticism, the actor’s father KK Singh accused Chakraborty, who is alleged to have been in a relationship with Rajput, of getting used his son’s standing in Bollywood to advertise her personal profession, making an attempt to drive a wedge between him and his household, getting him fed with medicines for psychological sickness with the assistance of conniving docs and blackmailing him with threats of constructing his medical historical past public to tarnish his fame.
The bereaved father additionally alleged that no less than Rs 15 crore was withdrawn from his son’s checking account to which Chakraborty and her relations had gained entry to and that hardly per week earlier than Rajput hung himself to demise at his Bandra residence, the actor had visited his home and stole his laptop computer, ATM card and different essential paperwork.
On experiences of non-cooperation from the Mumbai Police to a four-member police staff from Patna which is within the metropolis to probe the matter, the advocate common stated, “If it is so, it is very unfortunate. It is normal practice for law enforcers to cooperate with visiting police teams from other states.”
Kishore stated everybody within the nation is sure by the Constitution to abide by an order that has been handed by the Supreme Court when he was requested whether or not the Bihar Government would discover it agreeable if the apex court docket directs for clubbing all of the circumstances and transferring these to Mumbai or orders a CBI inquiry.
The Maharashtra house minister has expressed his personal opinion within the matter. Let us look ahead to a number of days. The apex court docket will come out with its order which can lend readability,” Kishor stated.
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has opposed the no want for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into Rajput’s demise and stated the Mumbai Polices probe was enough. PTI