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    SC hears Rhea plea to transfer FIR; asks Maha, Bihar, Sushant Rajput's father to file replies


    The apex court was hearing a plea filed by Chakraborty.

    In her plea in the apex court, Chakraborty had alleged that Rajput’s father used his 'influence' to get an FIR filed against her in Patna.
    The Supreme Court has asked the states of Maharashtra, Bihar, and Sushant Singh Rajput's father to file replies on Rhea Chakraborty's plea seeking a transfer of the case from Patna to Mumbai. The actress, who was in a relationship with Rajput. had sought the transfer of an FIR lodged in Patna. The FIR was lodged by Rajput's father, K K Singh, who had accused her of abetting his suicide.

    In her plea in the apex court, Chakraborty had alleged that Rajput’s father used his 'influence' to get an FIR filed against her in Patna.

    According to news agency ANI, the SC has directed all parties to file their respective replies within three days. Further hearing in the matter will be held after a week.

    Earlier last week, Singh, as well as the governments of Bihar and Maharashtra had filed caveat in the apex court.

    Earlier today, the Centre gave a nod to the Central Bureau of Investigation taking over the investigation. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta stated in the apex court that the Centre has accepted the request floated by the Nitish Kumar government recommending a CBI inquiry into the case. The CBI, which falls under the Union Home Ministry, will now take over the probe.

    A bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy observed that truth behind the 34-year-old Rajput's death should come out. "Truth should come out so far as actor's death is concerned," the SC bench said, as reported by news agency PTI.

    The 'Kedarnath' actor was found hanging in his Mumbai apartment on June 14, and the investigation in the case has taken a murky turn over the course of one and a half months, with governments and police of both Maharashta and Bihar involved, and several top names being dragged in.

    Earlier in the week Patna city SP, Vinay Tiwary, who had reached Mumbai to investigate the case was 'forced into quarantine' by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). This "forcible" quarantine of the IPS officer was slammed by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar who voiced strong disapproval of the move.

    Sushant Singh death case: ‘I believe that I will get justice’, says Actress Rhea Chakraborty

    Mumbai, July 31 (ANI): Bollywood Actress Rhea Chakraborty on July 31 in a video voiced confidence on getting justice in Sushant Singh death case. “I have immense faith in God and the judiciary, I believe that I will get justice. I refrain commenting on the advice of my lawyers as the matter is sub judice,” said Chakraborty days after Sushant’s father lodged FIR against her in connection with his son’s death.

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    3 Comments on this Story

    Ruma Dutta46 days ago
    If you really eant justice, you should be in jail. What you did with his money, beyond sny word.
    Gurdeep Chadha48 days ago
    Whatsapp is legal tender and message is official.Non action is deliberated and can not be excused.severe action should be taken. Also investigate if will full. The concerned officer should be suspended and charged abatement in the crime.
    Jagdip Vaishnav48 days ago
    In short, better to hand over this case to CBI. Guilty shall be punished, Innocent shall come out clean. Maharashtra Govt shall be able to maintain its credibility
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