Sushant Singh Rajput death | Maharashtra promises cooperation after Supreme Court allows CBI probe


BJP lauds SC resolution, hits out at State govt. for ‘forcing police to cover details’

The Maharashtra authorities on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court docket resolution to switch the probe into the loss of life of actor Sushant Singh Rajput to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and promised cooperation from the State.

State Dwelling Minister Anil Deshmukh mentioned, “We welcome the Supreme Court docket judgment of transferring the probe to the CBI and can absolutely cooperate with the probe staff.”

Mr. Deshmukh mentioned the highest courtroom in its judgment talked about that the investigation carried out by the Mumbai police had no wrongdoing. “It’s clear that investigation from the police was not flawed,” he mentioned.

The Minister, nonetheless, added that the judgment additionally exhibits the necessity for consultants within the Structure and judiciary to provoke a discourse on the federal construction drawn within the Structure.

The Mumbai police, in its affidavit within the Supreme Court docket, had highlighted the federal construction and argued that for the reason that incidents associated to the loss of life of the actor had taken place in Mumbai, it was the prerogative of the native police to conduct the probe, and never of the Bihar Police to register an FIR.

‘Defending folks’

The BJP welcomed the Supreme Court docket’s resolution, however hit out on the ruling alliance within the State.

Ashish Shelar, BJP MLA and former president of the social gathering’s Mumbai unit, mentioned the decision proved that the Mumbai Police protected folks and hid details whereas it was investigating the case.

He mentioned, “The State authorities compelled the Mumbai police to cover details. At the very least now, it ought to cooperate with the CBI in its investigation. In any other case, it should face the folks’s anger.”

Mr. Shelar mentioned, “Who didn’t let the Mumbai Police communicate? Whereas the police are certain by the legislation, who stopped the Mumbai Police on this case? Will the Maharashtra authorities take the accountability for the conceal and search performed by the Mumbai Police?”

BJP spokesperson Ram Kadam mentioned the SC, in its order, didn’t give any significance to the submission made by the State authorities within the case. “The State authorities has failed in its accountability. Now the reality will come out,” he mentioned.

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