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SC Hears Rhea’s Plea in SSR Case: Denies Protection for her, directs that investigations in the matter to continue in accordance with the law

Lawstreet Journal 6 Aug 2020 3:50am

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The plea filed by actor Rhea Chakraborty seeking transfer of the FIR filed by Rajput’s father against her was heard on Wednesday by the SC. 

In the hearing Solicitor General (SG) Tushar Mehta presented Centre, Sr. Adv. Mukul Rohtagi presented Bihar Government and SR. Adv. Shyam Divan presented Rhea Chakraborty. Family Lawyer of Shushant, Vikas Singh was also present.

Rhea in her plea stated that till 8th June she was in a live-in relationship with Sushant. She temporarily shifted to her own residence in Mumbai after that. She mentioned that she has been falsely implicated in the case because she was his girlfriend. She seeks for the transfer of FIR in which Rajput’s father alleged her for the abetment of suicide “u/s 306 of IPC, 1860”.

The Supreme Court’s Order:-

  1. Solicitor General of India, Tushar Mehta, on behalf of Union of India, announced Centre's acceptance of the CBI probe into Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
  2. Senior Advocate Shyam Diwan, on behalf of Rhea Chakraborty, requested transfer of FIR from Bihar to Mumbai. Also asked for protection for Rhea in case of proceedings or any coercive actions that either Mumbai or Bihar Police may take.
  3. Sr. Adv. R Basant represented the State of Maharashtra, in the caveat petition earlier filed by Sushant's family.
  4. 4. Justice Hrishikesh Roy, from the single-judge bench, said 'issue here is of jurisdiction so far as transfer plea is concerned'. 
  5. Justice Roy said that possibility of criminality in the unusual circumstances of the actor's death needs to be investigated. 
  6. Supreme Court observed that everyone has an opinion… Continue Reading...

    Tagged: Sushant Singh Rajput  
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