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Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case: SC to hear Rhea Chakraborty’s plea on August 5


Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case: SC to hear Rhea Chakraborty’s plea on August 5

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on August 5 a plea filed by actress Rhea Chakraborty who has sought switch of an FIR, lodged towards her in reference to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, from Patna to Mumbai.

As per the trigger listing uploaded on the apex courtroom’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 residence 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 high courtroom searching for to be heard earlier than any order is handed on Chakraborty’s plea through which she has sought switch of the FIR, lodged towards 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 within the apex courtroom within the matter.

Caveat is a pre-emptive authorized measure taken to be certain that a celebration doesn’t get any beneficial order with out 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 towards 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 courtroom, 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 stated in her plea that she was in a live-in relationship with Rajput and has been in deep trauma due to the death of the actor and furthermore getting rape and death threats.

“It is pertinent to mention that the deceased and petitioner were in live-in relationship since a year up till June 8, 2020 when the petitioner had temporarily shifted to her own residence in Mumbai,” she has stated in her plea.

Chakraborty has additionally stated in her plea that, “The deceased (Rajput) was suffering from depression for some time and was also on anti-depressants and he committed suicide on the morning of June 14, 2020 at his Bandra residence by hanging himself.”

She has stated in her plea that it turns into abundantly clear that the graduation of investigation in Patna is faulty in absence of any reason behind motion having arisen at Patna.

The total reason behind motion as alleged within the FIR had arisen at Bandra in Mumbai, her plea has stated.

An FIR has been registered towards 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 prison breach of belief) and 420 (dishonest and dishonestly inducing supply of property).

On July 30, the highest courtroom had junked a separate plea, filed by one Alka Priya, searching for switch of probe into Rajput’s death case from the Mumbai Police to the CBI.

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