The Supreme Court (SC) has on Wednesday ordered a CBI investigation into Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case. The apex court docket acknowledged that the FIR registered at Patna was once legitimate, in accordance with Asian News Global. It further well-known that the notify of Maharashtra chosen no longer to wretchedness the direct.
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Primarily based on a legend by Times of India, SC acknowledged that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will seemingly be competent to probe no longer simplest the Patna FIR but any diverse case connected to the death of the actor.
The court docket has also asked the Mumbai Police to give up all proof gathered by them up to now within the case to the CBI.
The court docket has acknowledged that the jurisdiction of the Mumbai Police conducting an investigation below Piece 174 CrPC is proscribed. Since Mumbai Police had registered simplest an accidental death legend for the actor’s death, it had restricted investigation powers.
The verdict was once pronounced by a single-bench judge of Justice Hrishikesh Roy. The court docket was once delivering its verdict on a plea filed by actress Rhea Chakraborty who demanded transfer of an FIR lodged in opposition to her at Patna for allegedly abetting the suicide of Rajput, in Mumbai.
Closing month, Rajput’s father KK Singh had lodged a complaint in opposition to the actress Rhea Chakraborty in Patna and accused her of extorting money from Sushant within the pretext of appreciate. He had registered a 5-page FIR accusing Chakraborty of abetting the gradual actor’s suicide.
Rajput, 34, was once chanced on placing from the ceiling of his condominium in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on 14 June.
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