The Supreme Court will on August 5 hear a plea filed by actor Rhea Chakraborty, seeking the transfer of the first information report filed against her from Patna to Mumbai, PTI reported. The FIR has been filed in connection with the alleged suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Chakraborty’s boyfriend.
A bench headed by Justice Hrishikesh Roy will hear the plea on August 5. Rajput was found dead in his apartment in Mumbai on June 14, in what the police said was a case of suicide.
In her plea, Chakraborty said she was in a live-in relationship with Rajput, and has been in “deep trauma” after his death. She said she had been getting death and rape threats following his death. Chakraborty also claimed that Rajput’s father has used his “influence” in getting a first information report filed against her in Patna.
“It is pertinent to mention that the deceased and petitioner were in live-in relationship since a year up till June 8, 2020 when the petitioner had temporarily shifted to her own residence in Mumbai,” the plea said. “The deceased was suffering from depression for some time and was also on anti-depressants and he committed suicide on the morning of June 14, 2020 at his…