New Delhi, August 8
The Maharashtra Government, in an affidavit filed within the Supreme Court, opposed the Bihar Police FIR into the unnatural dying of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and its subsequent switch to the CBI. “Not a single legally permissible and sustainable ground existed, nor does it exist, either for the registration of the FIR in Patna or for the transfer of such non-maintainable FIR to the CBI.”
The Bihar Police may have registered a zero FIR and transferred the identical to the Bandra police station in Mumbai, it stated.
Accusing the CBI of displaying indecent haste in taking up the probe into the Patna FIR, the Mumbai Police stated, “It should not have registered an FIR on Bihar’s request.”
Meanwhile, terming the Mumbai Police probe an eyewash, Sushant’s father has accused it of trying to protect Rhea Chakraborty who’s now being investigated by the CBI.
In an affidavit filed with the SC 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 had change 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 the Bihar Government alleged earlier than the highest courtroom that Rhea gave drug overdose to Rajput. — TNS