The Supreme Court has decided to hand over the probe into the mysterious death of Actor Sushant Singh Rajput to the CBI. Soon after the decision, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh convened a meeting of the ministry’s officers. The Home Secretary and Principal Secretary have arrived to attend the meeting.
The Apex court rejected the Maharashtra government’s claim and directed that the Mumbai police should hand over all evidence to the CBI for further investigation. The SIT team formed by cbi to probe sushant case will now soon meet the Nodal Officer of Mumbai Police (DCP Croim Branch Officer) and take all the information related to the case such as documents, statements, forensic reports, post-mortem reports, mobile forensic reports, bank accounts forensic audit report.
During the hearing, the Apex court said the Bihar police had the power to file an FIR. The FIR lodged in Patna was correct. The Bihar police also had the power to investigate the case. The Mumbai police investigated sushant’s death to the extent of the accident, while the Bihar police had registered an FIR on all aspects. The Bihar government was empowered to recommend a CBI probe.
The Maharashtra government was opposing the cbi’s handing over the probe into Sushant’s case. The Maharashtra government had argued that the Mumbai police should look into the matter as it had already recorded the statements of 56 people in the case.
It was also said on behalf of the Uddhav government that sushant’s death was under the purview of mumbai police as the incident took place in Mumbai and the victims, accused and witnesses are all from Mumbai.