PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday (August 1) broke his silence on Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life case, saying the matter might be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) if the late actor’s household demand for it.
The Chief Minister added that after an FIR was lodged by Sushant Singh’s father at a Patna police station, it was the responsibility of the police to research the matter.
The assertion from the Bihar CM got here hours after state Water Resources minister Sanjay Kumar Jha acknowledged that “Nitish Kumar would undoubtedly act if demand for a CBI probe comes from the household of Sushant Singh Rajput, who was discovered lifeless at his residence on June 14.
Jha, a confidante of Nitish, mentioned the Bihar CM and his authorities are dedicated to bringing justice to the actor’s household and would take each step in the direction of that finish.
Sushant’s father KK Singh (74) filed an FIR Rajiv Nagar police station in Patna on July 25 the place he accused the actor’s alleged girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty and 6 others together with his relations of abetment to suicide and forgery.
The Bihar authorities has already made it clear that it’s going to oppose a petition filed by Rajput’s rumoured girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, difficult the jurisdiction of the Patna Police in lodging an FIR within the suicide case. The matter is scheduled for listening to within the Supreme Court on August 5.
Meanwhile, Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi and state BJP president Sanjay Jaiswal have flayed the Mumbai Police for its dealing with of the case. Modi mentioned the CBI ought to take over the case as Mumbai Police was placing obstruction in the best way of the investigation by the Bihar Police.
BJP MP from Muzaffarpur Ajay Nishad on Friday wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, additionally looking for a CBI inquiry into the suicide of the Patna-born actor. Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan and his son and Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan have additionally favourerd a CBI inquiry into Rajput’s loss of life. RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav has echoed related views.
BJP MP from Delhi and Bhojpuri actor Manoj Tiwari, and actor Sekhar Suman have additionally sought a CBI probe.