Sushant Singh Rajput death : Supreme Court gives nod to CBI investigation [19.8.2020]

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New Delhi, 19th August, 2020 (Wednesday)

The Supreme Court has pronounced its verdict on a plea filed by model-turned-actress Rhea Chakraborty seeking transfer of the probe from Bihar to Mumbai. In a massive victory for Rajput's family, the apex court has given a nod to the CBI investigation according to Times Now. The judge Hrishikesh Roy has dismissed Rhea's Plea.

The Supreme Court has directed the Mumbai Police to handover all the evidence it collected to the CBI.

The apex court said that Bihar government is competent to transfer the case to the CBI for investigation.

A bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy said that FIR registered by the Bihar Police on the complaint of Rajput's father Krishna Kishore Singh is correct and the reference to the CBI is lawful.

For More details, Read Full Judgment : [2020 Legal Eagle (SC) 490]

19 Aug 2020