Sushant Singh Rajput death case: The investigation regarding the Sushant Singh Rajput death case has been handed over to the CBI, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta stated before Supreme Court on Wednesday. He said that the Centre has accepted the Bihar government’s request recommending CBI inquiry into the Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
The Supreme Court is hearing Rhea Chakraborty’s petition seeking direction for transfer of investigation from Patna to Mumbai.
Meanwhile, Vikas Singh, lawyer of Sushant Singh Rajput’s father told the Supreme Court that quarantine (of Bihar IPS Officer Vinay Tiwari in Mumbai) is only to destroy the evidence. He also pleaded for a direction to Mumbai police to cooperate with Bihar police in the case.
Likewise, the Supreme Court directed all the parties to file their respective replies within three days. Further hearing in the matter to be held after a week.
As per the report, the transfer of investigation to the Supreme Court was recommended by the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was quoted by news agency ANI as saying: “The DGP spoke to Sushant Singh Rajput’s father this morning and he gave consent for CBI inquiry. So now, we are recommending the CBI probe in the matter.”