Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s sisters Priyanka and Meetu Singh moved the Bombay Excessive Court docket on Tuesday to quash the FIR filed in opposition to them by actor Rhea Chakraborty.
Advocate Varun Singh representing the sisters appeared earlier than a division Bench of Justices S.S. Shinde and M.S. Karnik. He stated the FIR was registered on September 7 and must be quashed as it isn’t maintainable.
He stated Sushant died on June 14 and Priyanka left his residence on June 8. He stated there was a information article that stated Priyanka together with a health care provider prescribed some medicines to Sushant after which she was booked for abetment of suicide and provisions of Narcotics Medicine Psychotropic Substances Act.
The petition states, “No criminality will be attributed to the petitioners when the reason for motion is attributed to the physician. The FIR has been registered primarily based on a criticism which is wrought with materials irregularities and discrepancies. The FIR has been registered after inordinate delay of 90 days with out rationalization”.
When advocate Satish Maneshinde’s lawyer representing Ms. Chakraborty sought a while as he was earlier than one other Bench, the Court docket stated, “There is no such thing as a urgency. We don’t wish to intervene at this stage”.
The Court docket then requested if the investigation continues to be happening. Since there was nobody to symbolize the Central Bureau of Investigation, the Bench directed Mr. Singh to serve the company and adjourned the matter for October 13.
The sisters have been booked sections 420 (dishonest and dishonestly inducing supply of property), 464 (making a false doc, 465 (punishment for forgery), 466 (forgery of file of court docket or of public register, and so forth), 468 (forgery for objective of dishonest), 474 (having possesion of doc), 306 (abetment of suicide) and 120B (felony conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code.
Together with sections 8 (1) – prohibition of sure actions referring to property derived from offence, 21 (punishment for contravention in relation to manufactured medicine and preparation), 22 (punishment for contravention in relation to psychotropic substances) and 29 (punishment for abetment and felony conspiracy) of the NDPS.