Today was the first hearing of Sushant Singh Rajput‘s death case in the Supreme Court. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said before appearing in the apex court that CBI has agreed to take the probe.
As reported, Justice Hrishikesh Roy led the single-judge bench of the Supreme court and heard the transfer petition filed by Rhea Chakraborty to transfer FIR registered against her in Patna to Mumbai.
CBI has accepted the Bihar government’s request, confirmed SG Tushar Mehta. The late actor’s family lawyer accused the Mumbai police of mishandling the evidence. The Supreme Court also raised questions against the quarantining of the Bihar IPS officer who was called in to lead the probe.
Justice Roy also asked for the Mumbai Police’s findings in the investigation on record, to take care of the family’s suspicions against the Mumbai police.
Supreme court in its order has given 3 days to Mumbai police to place all its evidence in the SSR’s death case. On the top of it, Rhea Chakraborty has been declined to get protection, which was requested by her Lawyer.
In the court, Rhea was represented by senior advocate Shyam Divan and the Bihar government was represented by senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi.
After the late actor’s father filed an FIR against Rhea, Rhea filed a writ petition in Supreme Court to transfer the case from Patna to Mumbai. Bihar police officials also complained about Mumbai police for not cooperating with them.