Updated: August 2, 2020 8:06:35 am
Amid a name from a number of NDA leaders for a CBI probe into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey on Saturday stated the state police are competent sufficient to cope with it. If wanted, he stated, an IPS-level officer may be despatched to Mumbai to steer the investigation.
Asked at a digital press meet whether or not the Patna police staff probing the case in Mumbai has served any discover to Sushant’s buddy Rhea Chakraborty to speak to her in reference to the case, Pandey stated they haven’t but been capable of find Rhea.
He stated, “Our staff has met Ankita Lokhande (actor and Sushant’s former girlfriend), Sushant’s sister Neetu, his prepare dinner, a number of the actor’s mates and colleagues. The staff had additionally gone to a financial institution to hunt transaction particulars,” he stated. Stating the staff is getting help from Mumbai Police, Gupta stated they’re looking for “medico-legal proof corresponding to postmortem and forensic experiences, and statements of individuals…”
Sushant’s father, Okay Okay Singh, had registered an FIR in Patna on July 25, holding Rhea and 5 others, together with her family, accountable for the actor’s loss of life by suicide. He accused them of siphoning off cash from Sushant’s account, amongst different prices.
Meanwhile, Bihar Deputy CM and BJP chief Sushil Kumar Modi Saturday tweeted (translated from Hindi), “[Maharashtra CM] Uddhav Thackeray is beneath strain from the Congress-backed Bollywood mafia and is thus attempting to save lots of all these accountable within the case. How will Congress face the folks of Bihar?”
Maharashtra minister and Shiv Sena chief Anil Parab stated Mumbai Police is able to dealing with the case, PTI reported. While Modi and Bihar minister Jai Kumar Singh of JD(U) have backed a CBI probe, on Saturday, Sanjay Kumar Jha, state minister and a confidante of CM Nitish Kumar, advised PTI, “The CM will certainly act if demand for a CBI inquiry comes from the household.”
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