The CBI has obtained in contact with Bihar Police as it finalises an FIR in a case associated to the demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, officers mentioned Thursday.
“After getting the notification from the government, CBI is in the process of registration of the case. We are also in touch with Bihar Police. The FIR will be uploaded soon,” mentioned an official. Rajput, aged 34, was discovered hanging from the ceiling of his residence in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on June 14 and since then Mumbai police has been probing the case retaining in thoughts numerous angles. Bihar Police additionally swung into motion following a grievance by
Krishna Kishore Singh, the 77-year-old father of Rajput, and a resident of Patna. Patna Police had registered an FIR beneath IPC sections associated to alleged prison conspiracy, dishonest and abetment to suicide amongst others on the grievance. Sources mentioned the company wanted some extra data from Bihar Police earlier than continuing with the registration of the FIR.
The case shall be probed by the Special Investigation staff beneath Superintendent of Police Nupur Prasad and shall be supervised by DIG Gagandeep Gambhir and Joint Director Manoj Shashidhar, each senior IPS officers from Gujarat cadre, they mentioned. It has been handed to the CBI on a reference from the Bihar authorities which has been forwarded to the company by the central authorities.
A state authorities can’t give a case to the CBI. It is routed by Department of Personnel and Training, the nodal ministry for the CBI.
The company has acted in swiftly on a reference from Bihar authorities, residence state of Rajput, the place the deceased actor’s household had lodged an FIR towards his buddy Rhea Chakraborty, they mentioned.
Seeing anguish in Bihar, which works to meeting polls later this 12 months, over the demise of Rajput, the state referred the matter to the CBI even as Mumbai police is probing the principle case associated to the alleged suicide of the actor. Maharashtra authorities has raised objection to the transfer as Bihar doesn’t have jurisdiction to begin probe in a unique state.
Mumbai police had registered an unintentional demise report and an investigation is underway in the case. Till now, the Mumbai police has recorded statements of 56 folks, together with Rajput’s sisters, Chakraborty and another movie personalities like Aditya Chopra, Mahesh Bhatt and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.