The Bombay High Court on Monday refused to quash the FIR against Priyanka, sister of the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, however granted aid to Meetu Singh, one other sister, within the case of alleged abetment to suicide.
A division bench of Justices S.S. Shinde and M.S. Karnik was listening to a plea filed by the sisters in search of to (*2*)on the Bandra police station.
The court docket stated, “We are of the considered opinion that the FIR against petitioner Meetu Singh does not survive. However, the FIR against petitioner Priyanka Singh is not quashed as we prima facie find that a case is made out,” the bench remarked.
Senior advocate Vikas Singh, for the sisters, had argued there was no proof against them. He stated the medicines referred to by Ms. Chakraborty might have been referred to by then docs by tele-medicines as per the Indian Council of Medical Research pointers.
Advocate Satish Maneshinde, showing for Ms. Chakraborty, contended that she knew of Sushant taking medicines and narcotic substances. After Ms. Chakraborty obtained to know that the medicines had been prescribed by a health care provider who Sushant had by no means consulted, she filed the criticism, he stated.
The seven-page criticism mentions, “On June 8, 2020, Sushant showed her text messages exchanged with his sister Ms Singh and she was shocked to read that Ms Singh had sent him a list of medications to take. She explained to him that going by the seriousness of his condition and that he has been prescribed medicines who have examined him he should not take any other medication least of all prescribed by his sister who has no medical degree.”
They have been booked beneath sections 420 (dishonest and dishonestly inducing supply of property), 464 (making a false doc, 465 (punishment for forgery), 468 (forgery for goal of dishonest), 474 (having possession of doc) and 306 (abetment of suicide) of the Indian Penal Code together with provisions of Narcotics Drugs Psychotropic Substances Act.