Justice for Sushant Singh Rajput has been a concern for media, police and fans, friends and family of Sushant Singh Rajput for months now. Till now the case has taken several turns, involving the Mumbai police, Bihar police, Enforcement Directorate as well as the CBI probing his untimely demise. Today the Supreme Court declared its verdict in the case.
SC has pronounced its verdict on Rhea Chakraborty’s plea for transfer of FIR filed against her alleging abatement in actor Sushant’s death to Mumbai.
A bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy has ordered CBI investigation into Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case.
Let’s look at the major statements made by the Supreme Court:
✓ Since Bihar police registered a full-fledged FIR which already stands referred to CBI, the central agency should probe the case.
✓ FIR registered in Patna was lawful. The state of Maharashtra refused the option to challenge the order.
✓ The jurisdiction of the Mumbai Police conducting an investigation under Section 174 CrPC is limited. Since Mumbai police had registered only an accidental death report for Rajput’s death, it had limited investigation powers.
✓ CBI will be competent to probe not only Patna FIR but any other FIR related to Rajput’s death case.
✓ Bihar government had the right to refer the Patna FIR lodged by Sushant Singh Rajput’s father to CBI.
SC also said that any other FIR registered in connection with the Sushant’s death will also be investigated by the CBI. We hope that we should get justice very soon. The family is very happy with the verdict.Vikas Singh, Lawyer of Sushant Singh Rajput’s father
The Supreme court has made sure that there is no confusion regarding the investigative authority of the case. The sole authority belongs to the Central Bureau of Investigation and no state police can interfere in the matter. SC has also asked Mumbai Police to hand over all the evidence collected till now in the case to CBI.