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  Entertainment   Bollywood  01 Aug 2020  SC to hear Rhea Chakraborty's plea in Sushant's case on Aug 5

SC to hear Rhea Chakraborty's plea in Sushant's case on Aug 5

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Aug 1, 2020, 12:58 pm IST
Updated Aug 1, 2020, 12:58 pm IST
Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on August 5 a plea filed by actress Rhea Chakraborty who has sought transfer of an FIR lodged against her
Rhea Chakraborty and Sushant Singh Rajput
 Rhea Chakraborty and Sushant Singh Rajput

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on August 5 a plea filed by actress Rhea Chakraborty who has sought transfer of an FIR lodged against her in connection with the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, from Patna to Mumbai.

The transfer petition filed by Chakraborty will come up for hearing before a bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy on Wednesday.

Rhea Chakraborty and Sushant Singh RajputRhea Chakraborty and Sushant Singh Rajput

On July 25, Rajput's father had lodged an FIR at Rajiv Nagar police station in Patna against Chakraborty and six others, including her family members, accusing them of abetting the actor’s suicide.

In her plea filed in the apex court, Chakraborty has alleged that Rajput’s father has used his influence in roping her in FIR lodged at Patna in Bihar accusing her of abetment of suicide of his son.

The actress has said in her plea that she was in a live-in relationship with Rajput and has been in deep trauma due to the death of the actor and moreover getting rape and death threats.

Rhea ChakrabortyRhea Chakraborty"It is pertinent to mention that the deceased and petitioner were in live-in relationship since a year up till June 8, 2020 when the petitioner had temporarily shifted to her own residence in Mumbai," she has said in her plea.

Chakraborty has also said in her plea that, "The deceased (Rajput) was suffering from depression for some time and was also on anti-depressants and he committed suicide on the morning of June 14, 2020 at his Bandra residence by hanging himself."

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