Mumbai/ New Delhi:
Actor Rhea Chakraborty’s lawyer has accused Sushant Singh Rajput’s household of attempting to intervene within the CBI probe into his demise, a day after reporters had been instructed by the Rajputs’ lawyer that an AIIMS physician has mentioned the 34-year-old actor was strangled to demise. The physician was part of the AIIMS workforce that carried out forensic checks within the case, he mentioned.
Vikas Singh, Sushant Singh Rajput’s household’s lawyer, on Friday tweeted: “Getting pissed off by the delay in CBI taking a call to transform abetment to suicide to Homicide of SSR. The Physician who’s a part of AIIMS workforce had instructed me lengthy again that the pictures despatched by me indicated 200% that it is demise by strangulation and never suicide. (Sic)”
Nevertheless, Dr Sudhir Gupta, AIIMS forensic workforce head, has mentioned: “No findings given to CBI but… ultimate assembly must be scheduled. No conclusive opinion may very well be made simply by seeing photos. Our opinion will likely be clear and conclusive based mostly on proof.”
Getting pissed off by the delay in CBI taking a call to transform abetment to suicide to Homicide of SSR. The Physician who’s a part of AIIMS workforce had instructed me lengthy again that the pictures despatched by me indicated 200% that it is demise by strangulation and never suicide.
— Vikas Singh (@vikassinghSrAdv) September 25, 2020
Responding to Mr Singh’s remarks, Rhea Chakraborty’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde right now urged the CBI to represent a brand new medical board within the case “to maintain the investigations neutral and free from inference”.
In a press release, he mentioned: “The disclosure of a 200 per cent conclusion by an AIIMS physician within the workforce headed by Dr Gupta within the SSR case on the idea of images is a harmful pattern. To maintain the investigations neutral and free from inference, the CBI should represent a brand new medical board.”
“The businesses are being pressurised to succeed in a pre-determined consequence for apparent causes on the eve of Bihar Elections. Now we have seen the VRS of DG Pandey unfolding a number of days again. There shouldn’t be a repetition of such steps,” the assertion additional reads.
Mr Singh, after posting the tweet on Friday, at a information convention later within the day mentioned, the tempo of CBI probe into Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise had “abruptly slowed down” and all consideration was being diverted to drugs-related points with the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) conducting a “trend parade” of Bollywood stars.
“Right now, we’re helpless as we do not know which route the case goes in. Usually a press briefing is completed by CBI. However on this case, until right now, CBI has not accomplished a press briefing on what they’ve came upon. It is a very critical challenge,” Mr Singh mentioned.
A number of Bollywood stars – Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor – are being questioned right now in a medicine probe linked to Sushant Singh Rajput demise. The 34-year-old actor was discovered useless at his Mumbai residence on June 14.
Greater than a month later, Sushant Singh Rajput’s father KK Singh filed a case in Bihar accusing his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty and her household of dishonest his son financially, mentally harassing him and driving him to suicide.
A number of probe businesses acquired concerned; the case additionally led to a political row.
Rhea Chakraborty, who was arrested earlier this month alongside along with her brother and a number of other others within the drug case, has denied Sushant Singh’s father’s costs. She was described by the NCB as “an energetic member of a drug syndicate” and accused of organising medication for Sushant Singh Rajput.