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Probe into actor Rajput's death clouded by allegations of politics: SC

Probe must establish 'whether the unnatural death was the result of some criminal acts', says court

Sushant Singh Rajput
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Justice Hrishikesh Roy said that in such a situation, there is a reasonable apprehension of "truth being a casualty and justice becoming a victim" | Photo: Twitter

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The investigation into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput has come under a cloud as governments in Maharashtra and Bihar are making "acrimonious allegations of political interference" against each other, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday.
Observing that allegations of political interference against both the states have the "potential of discrediting" the investigation, the apex court said that accusing fingers are being pointed and people have taken the liberty to put out their "own conjectures and theories".
A bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy said that in such a situation, there is a reasonable apprehension of "truth being a casualty and justice

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First Published: Aug 19 2020 | 6:19 PM IST

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