The Bombay High Court, on Thursday, January 7, reserved its order on a plea which was filed by late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s sisters Priyanka Singh and Meetu Singh who’re searching for quashing the FIR that has been filed in opposition to them by Rhea Chakraborty.
On September 7, Rhea Chakraborty had registered an FIR with Mumbai Police in opposition to Sushant Singh Rajput’s sisters for procuring medicines for the late actor, illegally. The sisters had approached the court docket final 12 months to quash the FIR. In the court docket, his lawyer Vikas Singh argued that the medicines have been prescribed by telemedicine, beneath the rules of ICMR. He additional mentioned that the FIR is a counter case and is part of the CBI investigation. Additional Solicitor General Anil Singh, who appeared for the CBI, supported the sisters’ declare that the FIR must be quashed.
Rhea Chakraborty’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde and Devdatt Kamat, who appeared for Mumbai Police, opposed the claims. According to India Today, Maneshinde argued, “for 14 months that Rhea was with SSR [Sushant Singh Rajput], he consulted five top psychiatric doctors and was taking medicines prescribed by them. A statement by one of SSR’s servant says that a few nights before SSR’s death he had rolled four joints for SSR. And, when SSR died, these joints were not there. The doctors had said that drugs and medicines were a lethal combination and Rhea had asked him not to take drugs. “
He additional mentioned that Rhea Chakraborty and Sushant Singh Rajput had an argument in June 2020 after which she left his home. His sisters have been current in a while after she left on June 8, 2020.
Devdatt Kamat, representing Mumbai Police, learn out the WhatsApp dialog between Sushant and his sisters citing that on-line session falls floor for the reason that dialog occurred solely by way of textual content messages. According to India Today, Kamat mentioned, “Somebody has gone to the OPD of a hospital in Delhi, consulted the doctor and got the prescription. These are not over the counter drugs. And, the petitioners have not even read the Telemedicine Act. The doctor has to be satisfied with the identity of the patient and has to go through the needs of the patient before prescribing. the prescription was given by a cardiologist which is just another matter. prima-facie, there is a doubt about the paper and it needs to be investigated. “
As a number of claims have been made in court docket, the Bombay High Court reserved its judgment and the remakers have been made by justices S S Shinde and M S Karnik. According to PTI, Justice Shinde mentioned, “Whatever the case … from Sushant Singh Rajput’s face one could make out that he was innocent and sober … and a good human being.” Everybody appreciated him particularly in that M S Dhoni movie. “
The bench directed the legal professionals to submit their written submissions earlier than reserving its order.