Mumbai, August 20
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday mentioned the Maharashtra authorities would absolutely cooperate with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for probe within the case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise.
Pawar mentioned he was certain that the Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities would respect the Supreme Court’s order upholding switch of Patna police’s FIR within the case to the CBI.
Rajput, 34, was discovered hanging at his residence in suburban Bandra on June 14.
The NCP is a constituent of the Maha Vikas Aghadi and celebration chief Anil Deshmukh holds the Home portfolio.
Pawar mentioned he was hopeful that the investigation within the actor’s demise wouldn’t be carried on the best way it occurred in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar’s homicide case, which had remained unresolved.
Dabholkar, a widely known anti-superstition activist, was shot lifeless on August 20, 2013, in Pune.
“I am sure the Maharashtra Govt will respect the judgement of the Supreme Court to handover Sushant Singh Rajputs case to the CBI and fully cooperate in the investigation process,” Pawar tweeted.
“I hope the investigation is not going to be carried on, as was accomplished with Dr Narendra Dabholkars homicide case additionally below investigation by the #CBI which commenced in 2014 and stays unresolved,” the previous Union minister mentioned.
After Rajput was discovered hanging in June, the Mumbai police began a probe and recorded statements of 56 individuals, together with the late actor’s sisters, actress Rhea Chakraborty and another movie personalities.
Rajput’s father KK Singh had lodged a separate grievance with the Patna police in reference to the actor’s demise and the Bihar authorities later really helpful a CBI probe into the case.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the switch of the FIR, lodged in Patna towards Rhea Chakraborty and others for allegedly abetting Rajput’s suicide, to the CBI.
The apex courtroom mentioned the Bihar authorities is competent to switch the case to the CBI for investigation. PTI