After the Bihar government recommended the Sushant Singh Rajput case to the Central Bureau of Investigation, Rhea Chakraborty’s lawyers responded to it and said that the Bihar government cannot recommend a CBI inquiry.
Rhea’s lawyers also said that the police from another state has no jurisdiction to investigate the case of another state. On Tuesday morning, the chief minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar recommended a CBI inquiry after Sushant’s father requested it. In a statement released by Rhea’s lawyer, it says,
“There cannot be a transfer of a case which had no legal basis, to begin with for the Bihar police to get involved. At the most, it would be a zero FIR which would then be transferred to Mumbai Police.”
He went onto say that the Bihar government has no jurisdiction to hand over the case to CBI and said it is an illegal method to recommend for a CBI inquiry. Earlier, Rhea Chakraborty had filed a petition in the Supreme Court asking the case with Bihar police to be transferred to Mumbai police who already have a registered accidental death report.
A Few Weeks Back
Interestingly, a few weeks back, Rhea Chakraborty had taken to social media and pleaded Union Home Minister Amit Shah for a CBI inquiry into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput. She wrote,
“Respected @AmitShah sir, I’m Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, it is now over a month since his sudden demise I have complete faith in the government, however in the interest of justice, I request you with folded hands to initiate a CBI inquiry into this matter. I only want to understand what pressures, prompted Sushant to take this step.”
The Maharashtra government had also filed a caveat in the Supreme Court to hear them before handing over the probe to CBI. The Supreme Court had dismissed in handing over the case and asked people to let Mumbai police do their job.
Source: Free Press Journal