The Bihar authorities mentioned on Friday that it’ll oppose a petition filed by actor Rhea Chakraborty within the Supreme Court, difficult the jurisdiction of the Patna Police in lodging an FIR (police case) in reference to the loss of life of Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput and beginning an investigation.
Advocate General Lalit Kishore mentioned the state will probably be represented earlier than the Supreme Court by former Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi.
“While we have made no prayer for being included as a party to the case filed by Rhea Chakraborty, we will oppose her petition since she has challenged the jurisdiction of the state of Bihar,” Mr Kishore mentioned.
He asserted that the matter fell very a lot inside the jurisdiction of the state because the FIR was lodged on the premise of a criticism filed by Sushant Rajput’s father who resides in Patna.
There have been many cases of circumstances being registered away from the positioning of an incident if hyperlinks to the offence occur to be within the different place,” the advocate basic mentioned.
He additionally scoffed at Rhea Chakraborty’s competition that every one circumstances within the matter be shifted to Mumbai and identified that the police within the western metropolis had reportedly not even lodged an FIR.
“It is the Patna Police which lodged the primary FIR within the matter. I’m wondering how the Mumbai Police intends to analyze a matter with out registering a correct case,” he mentioned.
In his criticism, the actors father KK Singh accused Rhea Chakraborty, who is alleged to have been in a relationship with Sushant Rajput, of getting “used his sons standing in Bollywood to advertise her personal profession, attempting to drive a wedge between him and his household, getting him fed with medicines for psychological sickness with the assistance of conniving docs and blackmailing him with threats of creating his medical historical past public to tarnish his fame.”
The bereaved father additionally alleged that “at the least Rs 15 crore was withdrawn from his sons checking account to which Rhea Chakraborty and her members of the family had gained entry to” and that barely a week before Sushant Rajput was found dead at his Bandra residence, Rhea Chakraborty had allegedly “visited his home and stole his laptop computer, ATM card and different vital paperwork.”
On stories of non-cooperation from the Mumbai Police to a four-member police group from Patna which is within the metropolis to probe the matter, the advocate basic mentioned, “If it’s so, it is vitally unlucky. It is regular follow for regulation enforcers to cooperate with visiting police groups from different states.”
Mr Kishore mentioned everybody within the nation is sure by the Constitution to abide by an order that has been handed by the Supreme Court when he was requested whether or not the Bihar authorities would discover it agreeable if the highest court docket directs for clubbing all of the circumstances and transferring these to Mumbai or orders a CBI inquiry.
“The Maharashtra Home Minister has expressed his personal opinion within the matter. Let us anticipate a couple of days. The Supreme Court will come out with its order which can lend readability,” Mr Kishor mentioned.
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has opposed the necessity for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life and mentioned the Mumbai Polices probe was adequate.
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