Rejecting Bihar’s demand to launch the Indian Police Service officer Vinay Tiwari – who arrived in Mumbai final week to probe actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying – from pressured quarantine, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, in a letter on Tuesday, stated the officer has the choice to attach along with his Maharashtra counterparts through web platforms like Zoom, Google Meet, Jio Meet and Microsoft Teams.
“In view of the prevailing corona virus pandemic situation in Bihar, it is advised that the officer can conduct proceedings with various concerned officials of the Government of Maharashtra on digital platforms, such as Zoom/Google Meet/Jio Meet/Microsoft Teams or other such digital platforms to interact,” the letter learn.
“This will not only ensure that the officer does not transmit the infection to officials to whom he will contact, in view of corona virus pandemic prevalent in Bihar, nor he gets infected by coronavirus during his physical visits,” it added.
Sushant Singh Rajput, a preferred Bollywood actor, was discovered lifeless in his Mumbai home. The police had stated that he died by suicide, however the actor’s household and pals have demanded an intensive probe to spotlight the circumstances of his dying.
Mr Tiwari, Patna City’s police chief, was despatched by the Bihar administration to guide the group which has been probing some facets of Mr Rajput’s dying, after his father KK Singh lodged a criticism in opposition to actor Rhea Chakraborty – Sushant’s shut good friend – alleging that she dubiously transferred practically Rs 15 crore in unknown accounts and had been harassing the late actor. However, because the officer arrived in Mumbai, he was forcibly quarantined, triggering a turf battle between police of the 2 states.
The Bihar Police have alleged that their Mumbai counterparts have been stalling the investigation.
The Supreme Court, whereas listening to a petition by actor Rhea Chakraborty searching for the switch of the FIR in opposition to her from Patna to Mumbai on Wednesday, stated the reality behind the dying of the “gifted and talented” artist must be revealed. It has given Maharashtra, Bihar and Sushant Singh Rajput’s father KK Singh three days to answer the plea and requested for a standing report by the Mumbai Police.
The Supreme Court additionally stated the Mumbai Police’s transfer did not ship a “good message”.
The Centre knowledgeable the Supreme Court right this moment that it has accepted the advice of the Bihar authorities for a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the dying of Sushant Singh Rajput.