Bihar Police on Monday urged Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to launch its senior IPS officer Vinay Tiwari from the 14-day quarantine and permit him to easily perform investigation into actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying.
The state police wrote a letter to the civic physique protesting its transfer towards its senior officer, who was particularly despatched to Mumbai on Sunday to probe allegations of abetment to suicide raised by the late actor’s father.
The BMC has refuted the Bihar Police declare of any conspiracy and has stated it was a standard protocol being adopted amid the Covid-19 outbreak for any individual travelling from exterior to Maharashtra.
The state police drive has known as the BMC’s transfer to ship Tiwari into quarantine upon reaching Mumbai on Sunday as “against rules”.
The Patna City SP was despatched to Mumbai to help a four-member staff of Bihar Police that landed right here simply days again.
Bihar’s DGP Gupteshwar Pandey on Monday stated it was not “appropriate to forcefully send Tiwari into quarantine”.
Sanjay Kumar, Inspector General (IG), Patna Zone, within the protest letter addressed to the BMC chief, requested for quick launch of Tiwari from quarantine in order that he can carry out his duties.
“It’s wrong to send our officer in Mumbai into quarantine, considering the guidelines of the process. BMC could have exempted him but it didn’t do so,” Kumar wrote within the letter.
The IG famous within the letter that Mumbai Police was formally knowledgeable about Tiwari’s go to to town, and taking that into consideration, it is “totally inappropriate to send the IPS officer into quarantine”.
Tiwari, an IPS officer of 2015 batch, was despatched to Mumbai to conduct a parallel investigation into Sushant’s dying after the late actor’s father, Ok.Ok. Singh filed an FIR on July 25. It was the primary FIR within the case, regardless of the Mumbai Police investigating the case for almost 50 days since Sushant’s dying.
Sushant, who hails from Purnea, was discovered hanging at his Bandra residence in Mumbai on June 14 following which town police began its probe.
Ok.Ok. Singh has accused his son’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty and her relations for allegedly abetting his suicide. He filed the FIR at Rajiv Nagar police station in Patna.
DGP Pandey had earlier instructed reporters that Bihar Police would reveal all info related to the matter.