SC Refuses to Entertain PIL Seeking CBI Probe Into Sushant's Death

Sushant passed away on 14 June.

Updated30 Jul 2020, 10:28 AM IST
Bollywood
2 min read

The Supreme Court has refused to entertain a PIL seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, ANI reported.

Some time back, Sushant's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty had written to Amit Shah, requesting for a CBI investigation. "Respected @amitshahofficial sir ,I’m sushant Singh Rajputs girlfriend Rhea chakraborty, it is now over a month since his sudden demise .I have complete faith in the government , however in the interest of justice , I request you with folded hands to initiate a CBI enquiry into this matter . I only want to understand what pressures prompted Sushant to take this step.Yours sincerely Rhea Chakraborty", she posted on Instagram.

Rhea Chakraborty demands CBI inquiry into Sushant's death.
Rhea Chakraborty demands CBI inquiry into Sushant's death.

On the other hand, an FIR has been filed in Patna against Rhea based on a complaint by Sushant's father. Rhea has been accused of abetment to suicide. The Enforcement Directorate now has written to Bihar police seeking a copy of the FIR, it may file a PMLA case, as per a report by ANI.

A team of Bihar police has reached Mumbai to begin their investigation. As per a report by ANI, the cops have questioned Sushant's sister and also visited the bank to find out details of transactions that was made.

SC Refuses to Entertain PIL Seeking CBI Probe Into Sushant's Death

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Published: 30 Jul 2020, 08:38 AM IST
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