The case filed by the Bihar Police is the one one concerning the loss of life of Sushant Rajput and Maharashtra has filed none to this point, regardless of questioning dozens of individuals, Bihar informed the Supreme Courtroom right this moment. The state is contesting actor Rhea Chakraborty’ petition within the prime courtroom for a switch of the case filed in opposition to her by Sushant Rajput’s household in Patna to Mumbai.
Each Ms Chakraborty and Maharashtra have contended that the Bihar police haven’t any jurisdiction over the case and the submitting of the FIR in Patna was politically motivated.
“The Patna police was hesitant to file FIR, however Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and chief Sanjay Jha insisted on registering this FIR and probe the case in Bihar,” Ms Chakraborty’s lawyer stated.
The Mumbai police, he stated, was making progress within the case and have registered 56 statements to this point.
The purpose was hotly contended by Bihar. “Maharashtra didn’t register any FIR though it examined so many individuals. Bihar police’s FIR is the one FIR within the case. There’s a full lapse of investigation on a part of Mumbai police,” stated Tushar Mehta, the Solicitor Normal who was representing the Bihar authorities.
The difficulty of jurisdiction, he stated, “can’t be raised on the state of preliminary probe”. “There can’t be switch of a case till investigation is over and ultimate report is ready,” he stated, contending that Maharashtra couldn’t and didn’t file a case after the postmortem was over.
The Mumbai Police could not have finished something after June 25, when Sushant’s postmortem was finalised, the state stated, pointing to a Supreme Courtroom judgment stated that inquest proceedings needed to finish by the date of postmortem.
Showing on behalf of Maharashtra, senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi stated the regulation is being “turned on its head” and if the view of the Bihar authorities is accepted, then the “rules of federalism will take successful”.
On Bihar’s allegation that there isn’t any case filed but in Maharashtra, he stated it was as a result of there isn’t any grievance filed within the matter but.
The Mumbai police had began investigating the case after allegations that the prevailing nepotism in Bollywood that admits no outsiders had pushed the actor to his loss of life.
“There may be an try to present Maharashtra a foul identify… Bihar is doing this due to the elections. After the election, you’ll not hear of this case,” he stated.