Mumbai: Precisely a 12 months after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) took over the probe into the dying of Bollywood actor the late Sushant Singh Rajput, the Maharashtra Congress on Thursday requested the federal company to make clear the present standing of its longwinded investigation.
State Congress Spokesperson Sachin Sawant mentioned that one 12 months has lapsed after the CBI took up the probe into Sushant`s dying case, “but it surely has not but reached any conclusion”.
“It’s also practically 14 months since Sushant’s dying on June 14, 2020, and greater than 300 days after the AIIMS panel dominated out the `homicide angle` within the case. But, the CBI is intentionally silent on this matter,” Sawant mentioned.
In direct posers, he requested the CBI to declare what progress has been made within the Sushant dying probe of which the company had made a giant status concern and what’s the present standing of the enquiry.
“Is there any order of the Narendra Modi authorities to intentionally hold such investigations in Maharashtra instances pending and inconclusive? Who’s placing strain on the CBI?” Sawant requested sharply.
He mentioned that the CBI had taken over the case lodged by the Bihar Police, which had flouted the Prison Process Code Part 177 whereas lodging the FIR.
Sawant identified that the Supreme Courtroom had additionally expressed its satisfaction on the total investigations by the Mumbai Police which was then probing the matter from all sides.
“Nonetheless, it was the Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP)`s political ploy to tarnish the picture of the Mumbai police and destabilize the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities. They used the then Bihar Director-Normal of Police Gupteshwar Pandey,” Sawant mentioned.
He accused the BJP of stooping to “a really low stage” by brazenly hurling allegations of homicide and rape, and exploited the actor`s unlucky dying for political good points within the Bihar elections final 12 months.
The Congress chief recalled how sure BJP-run tv channels have been requested “to repeatedly report the homicide angle” within the Sushant dying case as a part of its well-planned technique to politically assault and topple the MVA authorities.
“The BJP leaders saved defaming Maharashtra and MVA authorities. The CBI and different businesses leaked false info. The BJP IT Cell created 1000’s of pretend accounts on varied social media to unfold faux propaganda. The BJP should apologise to the folks of Maharashtra for spoiling the state`s picture via this case,” Sawant demanded.
He reiterated that the Centre is utilizing varied nationwide investigation businesses like CBI, NIA, ED, NCB, and so forth, for furthering their very own political agenda, undermining elected state governments, hounding the Opposition-ruled states and their leaders, thus making a mockery of democracy.