SC rejects petition seeking CBI probe in Sushant's death

Last Modified Thursday, 30 July 2020 (17:29 IST)
New Delhi:The on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking a probe by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the death of Hindi cinema actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
The petitioner, one Alka Priya, has urged the court to transfer the investigations of the death case from Mumbai Police to the CBI.
"The Mumbai police is probing the matter. You (Alka) can go before the Bombay High Court and seek appropriate relief if you desire," a three-judge bench of Apex Court headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) S A Bobde said.
 
"There is nothing in the appeal. Petitioner has no locus standi in the matter," the bench said and dismissed the petition.
 
In another relevant development, the family of Sushant, has filed a caveat before the Apex Court seeking either a hearing or becoming a party in the case, before the SC passes any order.
 
The 34-year-old actor, hailing from Bihar, was found hanging in his apartment in Mumbai on June 14. The Mumbai police is investigating the death case.(UNI)
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