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Sushant Singh Rajput case live updates: CBI team arrives in Mumbai

Sushant Singh Rajput case news live updates: Sushant Singh Rajput's family, fans and colleagues have welcomed Supreme Court's verdict on Rhea Chakraborty’s plea to transfer the investigation from Patna to Mumbai.

Written by Priyanka Sharma | Mumbai | Updated: August 20, 2020 9:34:53 pm
Sushant Singh Rajput, Rhea Chakraborty, Kolkata news, Bengal news, Indian express newsSushant Singh Rajput died on June 14. (Photo: PR Handout/File)

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. SC also upheld the Patna FIR and asked Maharashtra to assist the probe. Maharashtra has been asked to hand over all the evidence in the case to CBI.

Read More SC orders CBI probe in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case, asks Maharashtra to assist

The CBI registered a case against Rhea Chakraborty and others after Sushant’s father KK Singh filed a complaint with the Patna police against her and her family members alleging abetment of suicide.

The Patna FIR invokes IPC Sections 306 (abetment of suicide), 341 (wrongful restraint), 342 (wrongful confinement), 380 (theft in dwelling house), 406 (criminal breach of trust) 506 (criminal intimidation),120B (criminal conspiracy) and 420 (cheating).

Sushant Singh Rajput’s family, fans and his colleagues from Bollywood have been campaigning for a CBI probe into his death since last month.

Rhea Chakraborty has told the Supreme Court that she has no objection if the probe into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput is transferred to the CBI. She, however, alleged that the Bihar police crossed their jurisdiction under “political pressure” and they could not transfer probe to the CBI.

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21:34 (IST)20 Aug 2020
CBI team in Mumbai exempted from home quarantine norms

A CBI team reached Mumbai on Thursday evening to probe in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, even as the municipal corporation announced it has been exempted from home quarantine. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had quarantined Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari earlier this month after his arrival to oversee probe in the actor’s death case.

A senior BMC official, who did not wish to be named, said the central investigation agency applied for exemption from the home quarantine rule. “They are on official duty and sought an exemption from quarantine norms. They have been given exemption from the home quarantine rule,” said the official.

19:41 (IST)20 Aug 2020
CBI team arrives in Mumbai
16:18 (IST)20 Aug 2020
Hope truth comes out for sake of Sushant's family, fans: Shilpa Shetty on SC judgement

Shilpa Shetty tweeted, "Lauding the #SupremeCourt in this decision. The power of prayers and so many wishes manifesting never ceases to amaze me. Hope the truth comes out soon; for the sake of his family, fans, and above all... for his soul to rest in peace May justice prevail #CBIEnquiryForSSR"

13:24 (IST)20 Aug 2020
Rhea Chakraborty shouldn't forget she is named accused: Bihar DGP on 'aukat' comment
12:23 (IST)20 Aug 2020
Director Rumi Jaffery arrives at ED office in money laundering case
11:42 (IST)20 Aug 2020
Ankit Tiwari congratulates Sushant's sister for SC judgement
11:39 (IST)20 Aug 2020
Sushant Singh Rajput case politicised to malign Mumbai police: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Thursday said the case of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death was politicised to “malign” the Mumbai Police and the Maharashtra government. If the FIR registered in Patna was right, then if other “characters” in the case who hail from other states file an FIR in West Bengal, will the Kolkata Police get power to investigate it? the Shiv Sena asked.

"Several criminal cases in Bihar were investigated by the CBI. How many real culprits did the CBI arrest so far? Sushant’s case was politicised only to malign the Mumbai Police and the Maharashtra government,” Shiv Sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece ‘Saamana'.

11:33 (IST)20 Aug 2020
We have to stay united and fight reletenlessly: Sushant's sister

Sushant Singh Rajput's family has welcomed the Supreme Court judgement ordering a CBI probe into his death.

19:05 (IST)19 Aug 2020
Congratulations on victory of people's movement: Siddharth Shukla on SC judgement
18:30 (IST)19 Aug 2020
A run down of all the events in Sushant Singh Rajput case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed CBI probe into Sushant Singh Rajput's death. Here's the chronology of everything that has happened so far in the case.

-- Jun 14: Sushant dies at his Mumbai residence. Mumbai Police starts inquest proceedings under CrPC to ascertain the cause of unnatural death.

-- Jun 16: The police said Sushant had shown symptoms of clinical depression and was consulting a psychiatrist.

-- Jun 18: Sushant's actor girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty records her statement before Mumbai Police.

-- Jul 6: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali records statement in the case.

-- Jul 18: Filmmaker and Yash Raj Films (YRF) chairman Aditya Chopra records his statement with Mumbai Police.

-- Jul 25: Rajput's father K K Singh lodges an FIR in Patna for several offences including abetment of suicide against Rhea and her family members.

-- Jul 27: Mumbai Police records filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's statement. Mumbai Police official said viscera report ruled out foul play in Sushant's death.

-- Jul 29: Rhea moves SC seeking transfer of the FIR from Patna to Mumbai.

-- Jul 31: Enforcement Directorate says it has filed a money laundering case in the matter.

-- Aug 4: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar says the state government has recommended CBI investigation in the matter. Mumbai Police Commissioner says 54 persons have recorded their statements in the case.

-- Aug 6: CBI says it has lodged an FIR in the matter.

-- Aug 7: Centre moves SC seeking to be made a party in Rhea's plea.

-- Aug 8: Rajput's father K K Singh moves SC, opposing Rhea's plea.

-- Aug 10: Rhea moves fresh plea before SC alleging media trial.

-- Aug 11: Maharashtra govt tells SC that Bihar Police lacks jurisdiction. SC reserves judgement on Rhea's plea.

-- Aug 19: SC upholds transfer of the Patna FIR to the CBI in the case.

18:05 (IST)19 Aug 2020
May justice is served: Amit Sadh on SC judgement

Sushant Singh Rajput's Kai Po Che! co-star Amit Sadh tweeted, "May the truth prevail and justice is served. #CBIForSSR #JusticeForSSR."

17:45 (IST)19 Aug 2020
Only my daughters and I comprise Sushant's family: Actor's father
17:38 (IST)19 Aug 2020
Sonu Sood 'glad' SC directed CBI probe

Sonu Sood tweeted, "Glad to know The Supreme Court directs CBI to probe Sushant Singh Rajput’s case. #JusticeforSushantSingRajput."

17:36 (IST)19 Aug 2020
Sushant's sister Meetu thanks his fans for being his warriors

Meetu Singh tweeted, "CBI finally. I will always be grateful for the persistent love and support you guys have been bestowing endlessly on our family in the toughest times.Thnx for loving my brother, for being his warriors in order to bring him Justice and keeping humanity alive."

17:29 (IST)19 Aug 2020
Massive victory of Sushant Singh Rajput: Pragya Kapoor on SC judgement

Pragya Kapoor, the producer of Sushant's Kedarnath, tweeted, "Massive victory for #SushantSinghRajput and everyone who made this possible. Truth shall prevail! Jai Bhole Nath Jai hind! #CBITakesOver #justiceforSushanthSinghRajput #Justice4SSR #CBIForSSR #jaibholenath."

17:10 (IST)19 Aug 2020
Hope justice prevails: Madhur Bhandarkar

Director Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted, "Welcome Judgement by the Hon. Supreme Court of India on the #SushanthSinghRajput case. Hope justice prevails. #CBIForSSR #JusticeforSushantSingRajput."

16:51 (IST)19 Aug 2020
Let speculation end and media trials finish: Kanika Dhillon

Kanika Dhillon, who penned the Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer Kedarnath, tweeted, "Let the speculations end.. let the media trials finish... let the investigation begin so truth can prevail #CBIForSSR #justiceforSushanthSinghRajput #JusticeForSSR."

16:31 (IST)19 Aug 2020
All those involved in dastardly crime will be brought to justice: Sushant's family
15:47 (IST)19 Aug 2020
Union Law Minister hails SC judgement

Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti took to Twitter on Tuesday and wrote, "Requesting for an early decision from the Supreme Court, we have been very hopeful and have been patiently waiting. Every minute of delay is causing pain and heartbreak. #CBIForSSR"

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