Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 6
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday mentioned it has re-registered the Bihar Police FIR within the Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise case to provoke its probe.
The case has been registered after receiving all the main points from Bihar Police, an official mentioned.
A senior company official mentioned, “CBI has today registered a case related to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput on the request of Bihar Government and further notification from Government of India and taken over the investigation of the case, earlier registered at police station Rajiv Nagar, Patna vide FIR no.241/2020 dated 25-7-2020.”
He went on so as to add that the case was registered in opposition to six accused and others, together with Rajput’s controversial pal Rhea Chakraborty.
Names of the six accused talked about within the FIR: Rhea Chakraborty, Inderjit Chakraborty, Sandhya Chakraborty, Showik Chakraborty, Samuel Miranda and Shruti Modi.
Late yesterday night the Centre agreed to handover the case to the CBI and Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), the nodal ministry for the investigative company had issued a notification on this regard.
The case has been handed over to the CBI after a reference on this regard from the Bihar Government was obtained by the Centre.
Rajput, aged 34, was discovered hanging from the ceiling of his condominium in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on June 14 and since then Mumbai Police has been probing the case holding in thoughts numerous angles.
Bihar Police additionally swung into motion following a grievance filed by Rajput’s 77-year-old father Krishna Kishore Singh, a resident of Patna.
Patna Police had registered an FIR beneath numerous sections of the IPC associated to alleged felony conspiracy, dishonest and abetment to suicide amongst others on his grievance in opposition to Rajput’s pal Rhea Chakraborty.
The CBI has determined to get the probe accomplished by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) beneath Superintendent of Police Nupur Prasad and can be supervised by DIG Gagandeep Gambhir and Joint Director Manoj Shashidhar, each senior IPS officers from Gujarat cadre, the sources mentioned.
Meanwhile, the Maharashtra Government has raised objection to the transfer as Bihar doesn’t have jurisdiction to begin probe in a unique state.
Mumbai Police had registered an unintended demise report and an investigation is underway within the case.