The ruling Janata Dal (United) in Bihar in the present day hailed the Centre’s nod to Nitish Kumar authorities’s advice for a CBI inquiry into actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise, saying it’s going to guarantee justice to him and expose the darkish underbelly of Bollywood.
Nitish Kumar’s get together additionally remarked that the Supreme Court’s criticism of the Mumbai polices dealing with of the matter, and the forcible quarantining of Patna police officer Vinay Tiwari, vindicated the stand adopted by the Bihar authorities.
“With the Centre accepting the Bihar governments recommendation for a CBI inquiry, we can now hope that justice will be done in the matter of Sushant Singh Rajput.”
“We are also hopeful that the investigation will expose before the world the ‘shadyantra ke khel’ (conspiratorial games) that are played in the ‘maya nagar’ (tinsel town),” JD(U) spokesman Rajiv Ranjan Prasad stated in a press release.
In course of listening to on a petition filed by actress Rhea Chakraborty, accused of “abetting the actors suicide” by Sushant Rajput’s father, Additional Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta had instructed the Supreme Court that the Centre has accepted the Bihar governments advice.
Mr Prasad stated “The Supreme Court’s objections to the treatment meted out to IPS officer Vinay Tiwari and its direction to the Mumbai police that it ensure all evidences were kept secure and presented along with details of the investigation it has conducted so far in the matter, give credence to the contention that the role of Mumbai police has, so far, been questionable.”
“The top court’s averments raise hopes that the shroud of mystery over the death of Sushant Singh Rajput will finally be taken off,” he added.
The JD(U) spokesman additionally slammed the Congress, which is a accomplice within the ruling coalition in Maharashtra, for being “two-faced”, with its leaders in Bihar talking in favour of a CBI inquiry and people elsewhere criticising the Bihar police.
“The contention of the AICC spokesman Randeep Surjewala, questioning the jurisdiction of Bihar police and accusing it of promoting chaos by interfering in a case related to Maharashtra exposes the duplicity of the Congress,” he alleged.
Sushant Rajput was discovered lifeless at his Bandra residence on June 14, and subsequently, a case of “unnatural death” was lodged by the Mumbai police.
The FIR lodged by his father, KK Singh, at Rajiv Nagar police station in Patna on July 25, made a number of allegations in opposition to actor Rhea Chakraborty and her household.
Two days in the past, Mr Singh, who had been sustaining a stoic silence within the matter up to now, got here out with a video message for the primary time and alleged that he had apprised the Mumbai police of the menace to his sons life in February itself, and it took no be aware of his request for motion in opposition to “named persons” quickly after the demise.
Meanwhile, the BJP, an ally of the JD(U) in Bihar, additionally echoed the views expressed by Nitish Kumar’s get together.
Bihar BJP spokesperson Nikhil Anand got here out with a press release thanking Nitish Kumar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for paving the way in which for a CBI inquiry.
He additionally slammed the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress mix in Maharashtra, accusing its leaders of constructing “unfortunate comments” within the matter.