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Suspended death case: Rhea Chakraborty “under surveillance”, Bihar police say; your request in SC for FIR transfer appears on August 5 | Hindi Movie News


Bihar police said on Saturday that actress Rhea Chakraborty was “under surveillance” in the suicide case in the death of Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput, while her petition to the Supreme Court for the FIR transfer against her Patna to Mumbai is scheduled for audience on August 5. A team of four Bihar police have been in Mumbai since Wednesday to investigate the FIR registered in Patna against Chakraborty, 28, and six others, including members of his family, based on the complaint filed by the Rajput’s father. Krishna Kumar Singh (74) had filed the complaint about his son’s alleged cheating of suicide on Tuesday.

As the CBI chorus for an investigation into the case grew stronger, a Bihar minister said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar would definitely act if a lawsuit by the lead investigating agency intervenes comes from the Rajput family.

Meanwhile, Bihar Police Director General (DGP) Gupteshwar Pandey said the state police want the forensic science lab reports, investigative report, post mortem report and relevant CCTV footage in the case. to facilitate your research.

On Saturday, the Bihar police team visited the Bandra police station. When asked if Chakraborty, who was Rajput’s girlfriend, would be questioned, a Bihar police official said: “It is not necessary for now. But it is under our surveillance.”

Another member of the visiting team said they had sent a notice to Chakraborty under the relevant sections of CrPC, asking him to cooperate with the police in the investigation.

He also said that the Mumbai police were cooperating with them in the investigation of the case.

Rajput, 34, was found hanging in his suburban Bandra apartment in Mumbai on June 14.

A Mumbai police official said the visiting team has recorded the statements of six people as part of the investigation.

“Until now, the Bihar police team has met with the deceased actor’s friends, colleagues and family. They have recorded the statements of six people: Rajput’s sister, who is staying in Versova, ex-girlfriend Ankita Lokhande, a cook, her friends and colleagues. “said the official.

The police team is also likely to question Rajput staff members, he said.

“They collected information on Rajput’s various bank accounts and also visited banks to investigate financial transactions,” he said.

According to the list of cases uploaded to the Supreme Court website, the transfer petition filed by Chakraborty will be filed with Judge Hrishikesh Roy’s court on Wednesday.

The Bihar and Maharashtra state governments have already issued separate warnings in the higher court to be heard before any Chakraborty orders are approved. The father of the late actor has also filed a warning in the apex court.

Warning is a preventive legal measure taken to ensure that one party does not receive a favorable order without notice or a hearing agreed upon by the other party.

In his statement to the trial court, Chakraborty has alleged that Rajput’s father has used his “influence” to drag her name into the case and accuse her of inciting her son to commit suicide.

In Patna, Sanjay Kumar Jha, the Minister of Water Resources for Bihar and a confidant for Nitish Kumar, said that the Prime Minister and his government are committed to bringing justice to the actor’s family and will take all steps towards that end.

“The prime minister will definitely act if a demand for an CBI investigation comes from the Rajput family,” said Jha.

Jha, who was approached by the actor’s family for help, said people want the truth to be known and for those found guilty to be punished.

“It is only now that a fair investigation has begun after the registration of an FIR in Patna into the written complaint of Rajput’s father,” he said.

DGP Pandey said the Mumbai police are assisting the visiting team amid reports that there was a dispute between the Bihar police and the local police.

He said the state police is capable enough to investigate the matter and has recorded statements from various people.

Pandey said Bihar police want all medical-legal evidence related to the case to be released to him, and said he will reveal the truth as soon as possible.

Bihar police also want details of those who were examined by Mumbai police and what they have said in their statements, he added.

“Our team had a meeting with the Mumbai police (crime) deputy commissioner on Friday night. The DCP ensured cooperation … Initially, there was some confusion and lack of cooperation,” Pandey told reporters in Patna.

Claiming that the Mumbai police’s misconduct allegations with Bihar police personnel were “rumors,” Pandey said that local police helped the visiting team reach their destinations in the city for investigations.

Responding to a question about the demands for a CBI probe, he said: “Why ask for a CBI probe? Bihar police are capable enough to investigate the case. If necessary, an IPS rank officer can be dispatched to Mumbai. to lead the investigation. ”

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