On Wednesday, the Supreme Court gave 3 days’ time to the Maharashtra government and the police to file the details of their investigation in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death probe, while hearing the petition filed by Rhea Chakraborty to transfer the FIR against her from Patna to Mumbai. A report in Republic stated that the matter will be heard in the Supreme Court next week. The Supreme Court also reportedly refused to grant protection to Rhea Chakraborty. Now, Rhea Chakraborty’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde has said that they are satisfied with the Supreme Court proceedings.
India Today reports that after the Supreme Court hearing, Rhea’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde said, “The Petition in the SC will be heard in the next week. All concerned have to file their replies in the mean time. State of Maharashtra is directed to place all the investigation steps taken in the case before the SC. We are satisfied with the outcome of the hearing. In view of the pendency of the proceedings in SC Rhea or any one on her behalf refrain from making any comments in the case."
Meanwhile, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said before the Supreme Court that the Centre has accepted Bihar government’s request recommending a CBI inquiry into Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case.
Meanwhile, Republic also stated that during the hearing, Supreme Court questioned the quarantining of IPS officer from Patna by Mumbai officials. Justice Hrishikesh Roy said that it did not send a good message since all eyes were on the case. ALSO READ: Sushant Singh Rajput’s Death: Sushant’s Family Lawyer Questions Why ‘Person Who Lowered SSR’s Corpse Was Allowed To Go To Hyderabad’?
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