Hope Those Involved Will Be Brought to Justice: Sushant's Family
The Supreme Court has handed over the Sushant Singh Rajput case to the CBI.
On Wednesday, 19 August, the Supreme Court rejected Rhea Chakraborty's petition, transferring the Sushant Singh Rajput case to the Central Bureau of Investigation. After the verdict, Sushant's family issued a statement thanking all his fans, well- wishers and the media for their love and support.
"We, Sushant's family, thank our friends, well-wishers, media and millions of fans worldwide for their love for Sushant and support for us. We are particularly thankful to Shri Nitish Kumar, Hon'ble Chief Minister, Bihar for setting the wheel of justice in motion. Now that the country's premier investigating agency has taken over, we believe that all those involved in the dastardly crime will be brought to justice. We believe that public trust in institutions is important. Today's development has reaffirmed our faith in India as a robust democracy. We love our country more than ever", the statement read.
Sushant's sister Shweta Singh Kirti welcomed the verdict, expressing her faith in the central probe agency. "Thank you God! You have answered our prayers! But it is just the beginning... the first step towards the truth! Full faith on CBI," Shweta Singh Kirti tweeted minutes after the top court's verdict.
"Congratulations to my extended Family! So happy... first step towards victory and unbiased investigation," she wrote in another tweet.
Niraj Singh Babloo, Bihar BJP MLA and Sushant's relative, was quoted by ANI as saying,"Our family thanks the Supreme Court, and all those who were a part of this movement for justice. Now, we are certain that Sushant will get justice".
The top court also said that the FIR registered in Bihar based on the complaint filed by Sushant Singh's father was correct and Bihar was competent to ask the CBI to investigate the case.
Actor Rhea Chakraborty, Sushant Singh Rajput's partner, had asked the Supreme Court to transfer the FIR registered by his family in Patna to Mumbai. Rhea has been booked under various sections, including abetment to suicide.
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