Mumbai, August 2
Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh on Sunday met Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray right here and apprised him concerning the ongoing investigation in Sushant Singh Rajput demise case.
Rajput, 34, was discovered hanging in his house in Bandra on June 14 and the case is being probed by Mumbai Police in addition to Bihar Police, after the late actor’s kin filed a case in Patna.
Home division sources stated Singh first met state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh after which the 2 went to the CM.
Condemning the demand from some quarters, together with the opposition BJP, at hand over the probe to the CBI, Deshmukh tweeted, “Maharashtra police is inquiring into the case professionally and are competent in digging out the truth, leaving no stone unturned.”
“Even if Bihar police registered an offence in Patna under Ch 12 and 13 of the CrPC, it has to be investigated, inquired and tried by the police and courts within whose jurisdiction the offence is committed. I condemn the demand for the case to be handed over to the CBI,” Deshmukh additional tweeted.
Chapter 12 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) offers with ‘information to the police and their power to investigate’ whereas Chapter 13 of CrPC offers with ‘jurisdiction of criminal courts in inquiries and trials’. PTI