The Supreme Court will pronounce on Wednesday Its verdict on Rhea Chakraborty’s petition seeking transfer of investigation in the Sushant Singh Rajput case from Patna to the Mumbai Police.
Hrishikesh Roy will declare the decision around 11 AM on August 19. The apex court had. in its last hearing on August 11. reserved its judgment and asked all the parties to file their respective submissions in the case.
Former Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh. appearing for the. Bihar government. had submitted that Bihar CM had not interfered In the case and added that the recommendation for a CBI probe was based on the advice of the concerned authorities.
“In Maharashtra. there may be political pressure but not in Bihar. What are we hiding in this case? The Mumbai Police have not cooperated with the Bihar Police In this case.” Maninder Singh had told the apex court.
Senior lawyer Shyam Divan. appearing for Rhea Chakraborty. had raised questions over the manner in which the Bihar Police registered an FIR in the case and argued that the matter has no connection with the FIR registered in Patna. “There are serious apprehensions of bias in the case. The ends of Justice will be met if the prayers will be allowed.
I need an impartial and independent probe in the matter.” Divan had said. Appearing for the Maharashtra government. senior advocate Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi had submitted that the state has filed the detailed probe status report in a sealed cover. Can I transfer something that I don’t own? Bihar government Is extremely generous in transferring something that it has no jurisdiction in dealing with Everything is in Mumbai.”