Mumbai, August 20
The Shiv Sena on Thursday claimed the case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise was politicised to “malign” the Mumbai Police and the Maharashtra authorities.
If the FIR registered in Patna was proper, then if different “characters” within the case who hail from different states file an FIR in West Bengal, will the Kolkata Police get energy to analyze it? the Shiv Sena requested.
The Mumbai Police’s probe within the case was within the remaining levels when it was stopped and handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the advice of the Bihar authorities, the ruling celebration in Maharashtra mentioned.
It is shocking that regardless that the court docket discovered nothing incorrect within the Mumbai Police’s probe, the case has been handed over to the CBI, the Sena mentioned in an editorial in celebration mouthpiece ‘Saamana’.
“Several felony instances in Bihar had been investigated by the CBI. How many actual culprits did the CBI arrest to this point?
Sushant’s case was politicised solely to malign the Mumbai Police and the Maharashtra authorities,” it mentioned.
Rajput, 34, was discovered hanging at his condominium in suburban Bandra on June 14, and since then the Mumbai Police had been probing the case preserving in thoughts varied angles.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the switch of the FIR, lodged in Patna towards actress Rhea Chakraborty and others for allegedly abetting Rajput’s suicide, to the CBI.
The apex court docket mentioned the Bihar authorities is competent to switch the case to the CBI for investigation.
The Shiv Sena mentioned the Mumbai Police had been investigating “to unveil the mystery of why Rajput committed suicide”.
“It is an illusion that only the CBI or Bihar Police can unearth the truth. There is no harm in the CBI taking over any case from any state. But this would be an encroachment on the state’s rights,” it mentioned.
“Today, the Indian Constitution will be shedding tears if it is observed that quarantining a Bihar Police official in Mumbai gives rise to suspicion due to which the case is handed over to the CBI,” the Uddhav Thackeray-led celebration mentioned. PTI