Sushant Singh Family Versus Rhea Chakraborty In Supreme Court, 10 Things You Must Know

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Rhea Chakraborty’s plea in the Supreme Court in relation to the Sushant Singh Rajput case will be heard today. The actress has filed two separate pleas in the apex court.

The first plea that was filed on the 29th of July has Rhea seeking a transfer of the investigation from Bihar to Mumbai. In the second plea, Rhea has alleged that the media is unfairly holding a trial on television and calling her guilty for the demise of Sushant Singh Rajput.


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Here are the 10 talking points of the hearing in the Supreme Court.

  1. The lawyer of Rhea Chakraborty has repeatedly said that the actress was in love with the late actor and was under trauma after his death. He also claimed that the actress was being victimized wrongly.
  2. Earlier, the Supreme Court had asked Rhea Chakraborty if she wants a CBI inquiry as the actress had earlier demanded one and later opposed.
  3. Rhea Chakraborty’s lawyer has also questioned the way the investigation has been handled by the Bihar Police. He has said that the Bihar police encroached the jurisdiction.
  4. When the Supreme Court asked the Bihar government’s advocate to respond, the advocate said that it was Rhea Chakraborty who asked for the CBI inquiry in the first place.
  5. Further, the Bihar government attacked the Maharashtra government for not filing the FIR in the first place and claimed that the FIR filed at Patna was indeed legal and valid.
  6. On the question of being pressurized from Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the advocate Maninder Singh said that the FIR was examined by the authorities and only then it was filed.
  7. Abhishek Manu Singhvi representing Maharashtra Government filed the Mumbai Police’s investigation report in a sealed cover and alleged that the case has been used for political mileage.
  8. The lawyer representing Sushant Singh Rajput’s family cited Section 156 (2) and said that the jurisdiction cannot be challenged. He also questioned the investigation of the Mumbai Police.
  9. The solicitor general Tushar Mehta representing center said,

    “None of us disagree on the fact that investigation must take place and it has to be free, fair impartial and truth revealing.”

  10. After having heard all the sides, the court has given time till August 13 to submit a brief report by all parties.


Source: India Today