Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 6
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday stated 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 small print from Bihar Police, an official stated.
A senior company official stated, “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 towards six accused, together with Rajput’s controversial good friend 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 acquired by the Centre.
Rajput, aged 34, was discovered hanging from the ceiling of his residence in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on June 14 and since then Mumbai Police has been probing the case preserving in thoughts varied angles.
Bihar Police additionally swung into motion following a criticism filed by Rajput’s 77-year-old father Krishna Kishore Singh, a resident of Patna.
Patna Police had registered an FIR beneath varied sections of the IPC associated to alleged felony conspiracy, dishonest and abetment to suicide amongst others on his criticism towards Rajput’s good friend Rhea Chakraborty.
The CBI has determined to get the probe performed by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) beneath Superintendent of Police Nupur Prasad and will probably be supervised by DIG Gagandeep Gambhir and Joint Director Manoj Shashidhar, each senior IPS officers from Gujarat cadre, the sources stated.
Meanwhile, the Maharashtra Government has raised objection to the transfer as Bihar doesn’t have jurisdiction to start out probe in a unique state.
Mumbai Police had registered an unintended demise report and an investigation is underway within the case.