Mumbai, August 5
The choice at hand over the Sushant Singh Rajput dying case probe to the CBI is a shocker for Maharashtra authorities, which has maintained that Mumbai police is competent to deal with the investigation.
The Supreme Court Wednesday mentioned the reality behind the actor’s dying ought to come out, even because the Centre knowledgeable that it has accepted the advice of Bihar authorities for a CBI probe within the matter.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Home Minister Anil Deshmukh have been saying that there isn’t any want at hand over the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), regardless of the strain mounting on them from varied quarters.
Seeking a CBI probe, former Maharashtra minister and native BJP chief Ashish Shelar had mentioned harmless individuals are being questioned whereas the suspects are being ignored.
BJP Rajya Sabha member Subramanian Swamy wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding a probe by the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate within the Sushant Singh Rajput case.
Bihar’s Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi had additionally demanded that the CBI ought to take over the case because the Mumbai police was “obstructing the fair investigation” by the Bihar police on a criticism lodged by the actor’s father.
BJP MP from Muzaffarour, Ajay Nishad, had additionally written to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, in search of a CBI inquiry into the suicide of the Patna-born actor.
NCP minister Nawab Malik mentioned Bihar governments advice for a CBI probe for an incident not beneath its jurisdiction quantities to encroachment of energy of one other state within the federal system.
Former BJP MP Kirit Somaiya mentioned with the choice to let CBI probe the case, he expects the state authorities to let Mumbai police perform independently.
The Supreme Court has directed Maharashtra, Bihar and Rajput’s father Krishna Kishore Singh to file their replies inside three days on a plea by Rajput’s former girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty who’s in search of switch of an FIR, accusing her of abetting his suicide, from Patna to Mumbai.
Rajput, 34, was discovered hanging from the ceiling of his house in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on June 14. PTI