Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s sisters Priyanka Singh and Meetu Singh on Tuesday moved the Bombay Excessive Court docket, searching for to quash the FIR registered in opposition to them by Mumbai Police for forgery and procuring faux medical prescription for his or her late brother.
The Bandra police lodged the FIR in opposition to the duo on September 7, primarily based on a criticism filed by Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend and actress Rhea Chakraborty, who’s at present in jail in reference to a medication case associated to the actor’s loss of life.
A division bench of Justices S S Shinde and M S Karnik took up the plea on Tuesday after which posted it for listening to on October 13, saying there was no urgency.
In her criticism, Rhea Chakraborty accused Sushant Singh Rajput’s sisters and Dr Tarun Kumar of the Delhi-based Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital of forging a prescription of medicines supposedly for anxiousness that had been prohibited beneath the Narcotic Medicine and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985.
As per the criticism, the medicines had been for Sushant Singh Rajput. The 34-year-old actor was discovered hanging at his residence in suburban Bandra on June 14 this yr.
Within the petition, Sushant Singh Rajput’s sisters claimed the FIR was filed primarily based simply on media stories and that the criticism was fraught with materials irregularities and discrepancies.
Additionally they stated there was an inordinate delay of 90 days in lodging the criticism the medicines had been prescribed on June 8, the day Sushant Singh Rajput requested Rhea Chakraborty to go away his home, and the criticism was lodged on September 7.
The petition by means of interim aid has sought a path to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), to whom the FIR in opposition to petitioners has been handed over by police, from taking any coercive steps in opposition to them.
The CBI is already probing a criticism lodged by Sushant Singh Rajput’s father KK Singh, who accused Rhea Chakraborty and her household of abetting his son’s suicide.
“A naked perusal of the criticism and the FIR reveals it doesn’t make out any cognisable offence. The medication which have sought to be allegedly given by Dr Tarun Kumar will not be banned medication”, the petition stated.
There isn’t a proof to point out the drugs prescribed was administered to Sushant Singh Rajput or anybody else, it stated.
There’s nothing within the FIR to recommend that the petitioners had used the prescription to purchase the alleged medication from any third social gathering or induced it to Sushant Singh Rajput, the plea stated.
The current FIR has been lodged on a really imprecise criticism primarily based on alleged conjectures and surmises with an ulterior motive to border the petitioners (Priyanka and Meetu), it stated.
The plea alleged that Rhea Chakraborty was tarnishing Sushant Singh Rajput’s picture by suggesting he was affected by psychological diseases and was a drug addict.