Patna Cop Was Virtually 'Detained' In Mumbai: Bihar Police To Top Court

Sushant Rajput demise case: Vinay Tiwari was despatched to Mumbai to guide the Bihar Police’s probe

New Delhi:

Vinay Tiwari, Superintendent of Police (SP), who reached Mumbai on August 2 with advance intimation to Mumbai Police, was just about “detained” within the identify of “quarantine”, Bihar Police informed the Supreme Court docket on Thursday.

Bihar Police gave a reply within the prime courtroom in the present day in reference to the petition filed by actor Rhea Chakraborty looking for a course to switch the FIR within the Sushant Singh Rajput case from Patna to Mumbai.

Mr Tiwari had reached Mumbai to analyze the FIR registered in Patna by Rajput’s father KK Singh in opposition to Rhea Chakraborty below sections together with abetment to suicide.

In its reply to the highest Court docket, the police additionally alleged that the 4-member SIT of Bihar Law enforcement officials, which reached Mumbai on July 27, was not allowed to discharge its responsibility for the conduct of the investigation.

“The Inspector-Common of Police (IGP), Bihar had requested Mumbai authorities for removing of quarantine of Vinay Tiwari, IPS, nonetheless, the identical had been sadly disregarded by them,” learn the reply by Bihar Police.

In its reply, the Bihar Authorities claimed that Bihar Police has the jurisdiction to probe the Sushant Singh Rajput case.

The Bihar Police acknowledged that it’s necessary for the police officer to register the FIR and proceed with the investigation. “It is just after completion of the investigation, the police officer shall ahead the report back to the involved Court docket of competent jurisdiction,” learn the reply.

“The Station Home Officer (SHO) is obliged to register the FIR and perform the investigation expeditiously. On the stage of the investigation, it can’t be mentioned that the SHO doesn’t have territorial jurisdiction to analyze the case,” the Bihar Authorities acknowledged within the affidavit, a replica of which was accessed by ANI.

“Any competition that the Investigating Officer (IO) didn’t have jurisdiction to take action on the face of it deserves to be rejected. Part 156(2) comprises an embargo that no continuing of a police officer shall be challenged on the bottom that he has no territorial energy to analyze,” the Bihar police claimed.

Earlier, the Maharashtra Police informed the highest courtroom in its affidavit that the Bihar Police didn’t have jurisdiction to analyze into the FIR or look at witnesses associated to Rajput’s case.

Actor Rhea Chakraborty additionally filed her written submissions earlier than the highest courtroom within the case.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case in opposition to Rhea Chakraborty, Indrajit Chakraborty, Sandhya Chakraborty, Showik Chakraborty, Samuel Miranda, Shruti Modi, and others in reference to the actor’s demise.

Rajput was discovered useless at his Mumbai residence on June 14. 

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