Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s sisters Priyanka Singh and Meetu Singh on Tuesday moved the Bombay High Court, searching for to quash the FIR registered towards them by Mumbai Police for forgery and procuring pretend medical prescription for his or her late brother.
The Bandra police lodged the FIR towards the duo on September 7, based mostly on a grievance filed by Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend and actress Rhea Chakraborty, who’s at the moment in jail in reference to a medicine 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 grievance, 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 nervousness that had been prohibited underneath the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985.
As per the grievance, 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.
In the petition, Sushant Singh Rajput’s sisters claimed the FIR was filed based mostly simply on media reviews and that the grievance was fraught with materials irregularities and discrepancies.
They additionally mentioned there was an inordinate delay of 90 days in lodging the grievance the medicines had been prescribed on June 8, the day Sushant Singh Rajput requested Rhea Chakraborty to go away his home, and the grievance was lodged on September 7.
The petition by the use of interim aid has sought a course to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), to whom the FIR towards petitioners has been handed over by police, from taking any coercive steps towards them.
The CBI is already probing a grievance lodged by Sushant Singh Rajput’s father KK Singh, who accused Rhea Chakraborty and her household of abetting his son’s suicide.
“A bare perusal of the complaint and the FIR shows it does not make out any cognisable offence. The drugs that have sought to be allegedly given by Dr Tarun Kumar are not banned drugs”, the petition mentioned.
There isn’t any proof to indicate the drugs prescribed was administered to Sushant Singh Rajput or anybody else, it mentioned.
There is nothing within the FIR to recommend that the petitioners had used the prescription to purchase the alleged medicine from any third celebration or induced it to Sushant Singh Rajput, the plea mentioned.
The current FIR has been lodged on a really imprecise grievance based mostly on alleged conjectures and surmises with an ulterior motive to border the petitioners (Priyanka and Meetu), it mentioned.
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.