Updated: August 1, 2020 1:04:31 pm
The Supreme Court is scheduled to listen to on August 5 a plea filed by actress Rhea Chakraborty who has sought switch of an FIR, lodged in opposition to her in reference to the dying of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, from Patna to Mumbai.
As per the trigger record uploaded on the apex court docket’s web site, the switch petition filed by Chakraborty will come up for listening to earlier than a bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy on Wednesday.
Rajput, aged 34, was discovered hanging from the ceiling of his condo in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on June 14 and since then the Mumbai Police has been probing the case holding in thoughts numerous angles.
Governments of Bihar and Maharashtra have already filed caveat within the prime court docket in search of to be heard earlier than any order is handed on Chakraborty’s plea through which she has sought switch of the FIR, lodged in opposition to her and others for alleged offence of abetment of suicide, from Patna to Mumbai.
Krishna Kishore Singh, father of the late actor, has additionally filed a caveat in the apex court within the matter.
Caveat is a pre-emptive authorized measure taken to make sure that a celebration doesn’t get any beneficial order and not using a discover or a listening to accorded to the opponent. On July 25, Rajput’s father had lodged an FIR at Rajiv Nagar police station in Patna in opposition to Chakraborty and 6 others, together with her members of the family, accusing them of abetting the actor’s suicide.
In her plea filed within the apex court docket, Chakraborty has alleged that Rajput’s father has used his “influence” in roping her in FIR lodged at Patna in Bihar accusing her of abetment of suicide of his son.
The actress has mentioned in her plea that she was in a live-in relationship with Rajput and has been in deep trauma as a result of dying of the actor and furthermore getting rape and dying threats.
“It is pertinent to say that the deceased and petitioner have been in live-in relationship since a 12 months up until June 8, 2020 when the petitioner had quickly shifted to her personal residence in Mumbai,” she has mentioned in her plea.
Chakraborty has additionally mentioned in her plea that, “The deceased (Rajput) was affected by despair for a while and was additionally on anti-depressants and he dedicated suicide on the morning of June 14, 2020 at his Bandra residence by hanging himself.”
She has mentioned in her plea that it turns into abundantly clear that the graduation of investigation in Patna is inaccurate in absence of any reason for motion having arisen at Patna.
The total reason for motion as alleged within the FIR had arisen at Bandra in Mumbai, her plea has mentioned.
An FIR has been registered in opposition to her and others at Patna for alleged offences underneath numerous sections of the Indian Penal Code, together with 306 (abetment of suicide), 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement), 380 (theft in dwelling home), 406 (punishment for legal breach of belief) and 420 (dishonest and dishonestly inducing supply of property).
On July 30, the highest court docket had junked a separate plea, filed by one Alka Priya, in search of switch of probe into Rajput’s dying case from the Mumbai Police to the CBI.
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