New Delhi, August 6
The CBI has received in contact with Bihar Police because it finalises an FIR in a case associated to the loss of life of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, officers mentioned Thursday.
After getting the notification from the federal government, CBI is within the strategy of registration of the case. We are additionally in contact with Bihar Police. The FIR can be uploaded quickly,” mentioned an official,
Rajput, aged 34, was discovered hanging from the ceiling of his condo in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on June 14 and since then Mumbai police has been probing the case maintaining in thoughts varied angles. Bihar Police additionally swung into motion following a criticism by Krishna Kishore Singh, the 77-year-old father of Rajput, and a resident of Patna.
Patna Police had registered an FIR underneath IPC sections associated to alleged prison conspiracy, dishonest and abetment to suicide amongst others on the criticism.
Sources mentioned the company wanted some extra info from Bihar Police earlier than continuing with the registration of the FIR.
The case can be probed by the Special Investigation workforce underneath Superintendent of Police Nupur Prasad and can be supervised by DIG Gagandeep Gambhir and Joint Director Manoj Shashidhar, each senior IPS officers from Gujarat cadre, they mentioned.
It has been handed to the CBI on a reference from the Bihar authorities which has been forwarded to the company by the central authorities.
A state authorities can’t give a case to the CBI. It is routed by way of Department of Personnel and Training, the nodal ministry for the CBI.
The company has acted in swiftly on a reference from Bihar authorities, residence state of Rajput, the place the deceased actor’s household had lodged an FIR in opposition to his good friend Rhea Chakraborty, they mentioned.
Seeing anguish in Bihar, which matches to meeting polls later this yr, over the loss of life of Rajput, the state referred the matter to the CBI at the same time as Mumbai police is probing the principle case associated to alleged suicide of the actor.
Maharashtra authorities has raised objection to the transfer as Bihar doesn’t have jurisdiction to start out probe in a unique state.
Mumbai police had registered an unintended loss of life report and an investigation is underway within the case. Till now, the Mumbai police has recorded statements of 56 folks, together with Rajput’s sisters, Chakraborty and another movie personalities like Aditya Chopra, Mahesh Bhatt and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. PTI