Sushant Singh Rajput’s father, KK Singh has filed a counter affidavit before Supreme Court, ahead of Rhea’s Chakraborty’s hearing on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court will hear on August 11 (Tuesday), the petition filed by Rhea Chakroborty seeking to transfer a First Information Report (FIR) in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case from Patna to Mumbai. The counter affidavit by Rajput’s father states that the investigation in the FIR has already been transferred to CBI and thus Rhea Chakraborty’s plea seeking transfer of probe to Mumbai stands infructuous, reports ANI.
For the unversed, petition has been filed by actor Rhea in the apex court seeking transfer of investigation in the Sushant Singh Rajput suicide case to Mumbai, said her lawyer Satish Maneshinde on July 29.
An FIR had been registered against Rhea at Rajiv Nagar police station in Patna under various sections, including abetment to suicide on the complaint of Rajput’s father.
Meanwhile, on Friday (August 7) night, Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari, who went to Mumbai for probe in Rajput’s death case and was quarantined by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), arrived at Patna airport.
On Friday, Rhea was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) at its office in Mumbai in connection with Rajput’s death case.
The agency also questioned Showik Chakraborty, Rhea’s brother, and Shruti Modi.
Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has collected documents related to the actor’s death from Bihar Police.
Sushant was found dead at his Mumbai residence on June 14.
(Inputs by ANI)