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  • Sushant Rajput death case: Centre accepts Bihar govt’s recommendation of CBI inquiry

    Published on August 5, 2020

    The Centre today informed the Supreme Court that it has accepted the Bihar government’s recommendation for CBI investigation into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, told the court that Bihar government’s recommendation for CBI investigation in the case has been accepted.

    While hearing a plea by Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty who is seeking transfer of an FIR, accusing her of abetting suicide of Rajput, from Patna to Mumbai, a bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy observed that truth behind the actor’s death should come out.  

    The Apex Court directed Mumbai Police to file a status report on the probe conducted so far in the case. The Court also asked Maharashtra, Bihar and Sushant Singh Rajput’s father to file replies on Rhea’s plea seeking transfer of case from Patna to Mumbai.

    Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging from the ceiling of his apartment in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on June 14 and since then the Mumbai police has been probing the case keeping in mind various angles.