Wed. Oct 28th, 2020
Sushant Singh Rajput death case: CBI forms three teams to take investigation forward, say sources


Immediately after the Supreme Court gave its nod for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Particular Investigation Staff of the central company on Thursday chalked out its technique for the probe. The SIT arrived in Mumbai on August twenty evening and will keep at the DRDO guest home in the Santa Cruz place of the city.

The CBI workforce, led by CBI Superintendent of Police Nupur Prasad has formed 3 teams to get the investigation forward, in accordance to sources. The initially workforce will examine all the situation diaries, relevant to the situation, that it received from the Mumbai Police, forensic report of Mumbai and autopsy report.

At the exact same time, the 2nd workforce will get the statement of the individuals concerned in this situation, which incorporates all individuals individuals whose statements have been taken by the Mumbai Police.

Though the third workforce will go to Sushant’s flat with the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) industry experts and recreate the total scene after once more. This workforce of CBI has 3 Physicists and 6 Scientists from three Chemistry division who will review the hanging the incident.

At the exact same time, a workforce of CBI will interrogate the individuals connected with this situation as nicely as individuals who reside in that place or hold coming or who have expertise about the individuals of that place. With this, the CBI will scan CCTV footage of the total place for June 14.

The CBI has also ready a record of queries asked to all the accused, like Riya Chakraborty and just after acquiring distinct solutions, the accused can be questioned encounter to encounter.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has announced that the CBI workforce has been exempted from residence quarantine. A BMC official stated the central investigation company had utilized for exemption from the residence quarantine rule. “They are on official duty and sought an exemption from quarantine norms. They have been offered exemption from the residence quarantine rule,” stated the official. The workforce is probably to keep in the city for all-around ten days, yet another official stated.

As per Maharashtra Government norms, government officials on essential duty and health professionals on COVID-19 duty are exempt from the residence quarantine rule for a time period of 7 days but have to apply to BMC for an exemption if they approach to keep in the city for above a week.

The CBI workforce, which incorporates forensic industry experts, landed at Mumbai airport all-around seven.thirty pm, an official stated, incorporating it will check out the actor’s residence, in which he was identified dead. Mumbai police will hand above proof collected in the situation to CBI and will assist in the investigation, he stated.

The Supreme Court had on August 19 upheld the transfer of an FIR, lodged at Patna towards actress Rhea Chakraborty and some others for allegedly abetting Rajput’s suicide, to the CBI. The apex court stated that the Bihar government is competent to transfer the situation to the CBI for investigation.

The leading court delivered its verdict on a plea by Chakraborty who had sought transfer of the FIR lodged towards her at Patna to Mumbai.
Rajput, 34, was identified hanging from the ceiling of his apartment in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on June 14 and due to the fact then Mumbai Police has been probing the situation retaining in thoughts a variety of angles.

Though pronouncing the verdict, the bench stated that if any other situation is registered pertaining to Rajput’s death, the exact same shall be probed by the CBI only. It stated that jurisdiction of Mumbai Police, which is conducting probe underneath area 174 of the CrPC which discounts with the method to be followed in circumstances of unnatural death and suicide, is constrained.



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