Sushant Singh Rajput‘s father filed an FIR against Rhea Chakraborty and her family, for cheating, abetment to suicide and theft, in Patna, Bihar. Following which the actress filed a plea in Supreme Court to seek the transfer of case to Mumbai police. But the Centre accepted Bihar government’s recommendation for CBI probe. Today, Supreme Court also announced in its verdict that CBI will look into the investigation and for future cases related to Sushant as well be taken under CBI.
Now, as reported by Republic, the CBI team was on standby to fly to Mumbai and was waiting to examine the Supreme Court’s order. Now as the Court has handed over the case to CBI, and the CBI officials will be investigation the case now. The CBI team will now reach Mumbai as soon as possible to investigate the case as they’ve got a green flag from the apex court today.
— Republic (@republic) August 19, 2020
On the earlier hearing, Rhea’s lawyer argued that Bihar police and government doesn’t have any jurisdiction in SSR’s case but the apex court in its verdict announced today that Bihar police’s FIR is valid.
Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead on June 14 and now the CBI will be investigating the case. As soon as the verdict was announced, the netizens trended #CBITakesOver and expressed their happiness.