Mumbai, September 17
Spelling big aid for the Maharashtra authorities, the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has concluded that in her much-publicised and controversial alleged go to to the Cooper Hospital morgue, Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty was solely within the permitted ‘ready space’, a high official mentioned right here on Wednesday.
“We have accepted the contentions of the Mumbai Police and the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) after examining their detailed replies and all other supporting documents. The matter is now disposed of,” SHRC appearing Chairman M.A. Sayeed advised IANS.
As per the replies submitted to the SHRC by the BMC, there’s a ‘ready space’ the place sure classes of individuals akin to family members are permitted.
The post-mortem room is barred for all besides the docs and their attending workers, whereas the primary morgue is completely out of bounds for everyone besides these particularly authorised to enter it.
“From all the records made available, the person concerned (Rhea) was only in the designated ‘waiting area’ and not beyond that point. This is the spot where she may have viewed the body of the late actor (Sushant Singh Rajput),” Sayeed added, throwing the shroud over the controversy.
According to official sources, the video could have been shot when Sushant’s physique was within the means of being handed over to his family members, together with his sister Mitu Singh, within the ready space of the morgue.
The video later went viral as “Rhea’s morgue visit” when she reportedly spent 45 minutes and allegedly muttered “I am sorry” on seeing Sushant’s physique.
Last month, a large row erupted after some TV channels aired the clip exhibiting Rhea—presently in judicial custody—allegedly visiting the morgue on the R.N. Cooper Hospital in Vile Parle, hours after Sushant’s demise at his Bandra dwelling on June 14.
After getting the grievance, the SHRC took suo moto cognizance of the matter and slapped notices to the BMC (which runs the hospital) and the Mumbai Police demanding a proof within the matter on precedence.
On August 31, BMC hospital Dean Pinakin Gujjar had submitted a short letter stating that it had not granted any such permission whereas the police didn’t reply.
The CCTV footage of the ready room was robotically erased after per week and it was not preserved as no person had foreseen such a fracas over the incident, mentioned official sources.
Apparently dissatisfied with the BMC reply, the SHRC sought an in depth reply and likewise despatched a reminder to Mumbai Police to adjust to its earlier discover.
After each, the events responded and the SHRC scrutinised the replies together with the supporting proof, it was satisfying and concluded that the norms weren’t flouted. IANS