Amid rising demand for a CBI probe into the dying of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Bihar authorities Saturday stated it might hand over the case to the central probe company if the late actor’s father so calls for, whilst one of many actor’s sisters urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene.
Sushant was discovered lifeless at his Mumbai residence on June 14.
Speaking to information channels on Saturday, chief minister Nitish Kumar stated if Sushant’s father Ok Ok Singh, who had lodged the FIR with Patna police, calls for a CBI probe, his authorities might consider recommending it to the ministry of residence affairs (MHA).
Kumar stated it was the obligation of the Bihar Police to conduct an investigation and it was doing so.
“Mumbai police should cooperate with Bihar police since a case was lodged by the actor’s father. Bihar police is investigating the case with full honesty and sincerity. The family should get justice,” he stated.
Water useful resource minister Sanjay Jha had earlier stated the chief minister would positively advocate a CBI probe if Sushant’s household demanded so.
Sushant’s sister Shweta Singh Kirti Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene expressing fears that the proof within the case might be tampered with. She requested the PM to make sure every little thing was dealt with in a “sanitised way”.
In the meantime, speaking to media individuals, Bihar’s DGP Gupteshwar Pandey stated it was for the household of the actor to demand a CBI probe. “We do not and should not demand CBI enquiry. Bihar Police is capable of doing the investigation in the case. A senior IPS officer would be sent to Mumbai for assisting the four-member team.”
He additionally dismissed stories that Mumbai police have been mistreating Bihar police officers.
The DGP stated the police group had recorded the statements of Ashok Kumar (Sushant’s chef), Neeraj (sweeper), Ankita Lokhande (former girlfriend), Mahesh Shetty (buddy), Meetu Singh (sister) and Dr Chawra (physician) in Mumbai.
“Sushant was not only Bihar’s son, he was India’s son,” Pandey stated.
The DGP stated the police group couldn’t find Rhea Chakarborty, the prime accused within the FIR filed by Sushant’s father in Patna. “The police team visited banks to gather details about the transactions. All evidence is being collected. The team also tried to collect CCTV footage, video clips, FSL report, medico-legal report, postmortem report and all related papers from the Mumbai police,” he stated, including that he wouldn’t discuss concerning the investigation particulars at this stage because the matter was sub judice.
Rhea had earlier moved the Supreme Courtroom, in search of switch of FIR filed in Patna to Mumbai. Sources stated the apex courtroom might hear her plea on August 5. Each Bihar and Maharashtra governments have already filed caveats in SC that they need to be heard earlier than any order is handed on Rhea’s plea.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which registered a cash laundering case quickly after the FIR was filed in Patna, has sought particulars of the monetary transactions of the Vividrage Rheality wherein Rhea is a director, and Entrance India For World, wherein her brother Showik is a director.
A senior official stated that Bihar police had additionally questioned director Rumi Jafferry since he was going to do a movie with Sushant and Rhea. Rumi had earlier claimed he knew about Sushant’s situation. The four-member Bihar Police group may also query the forged of Sushant’s final movie.