Bombay HC refuses to quash FIR against Sushant Singh Rajput's sister for 'fabricating' medical prescription

The Mumbai Police lodged the FIR against Priyanka Singh on 7 Sep last year, based on a complaint filed by Rhea Chakraborty

Press Trust of India February 15, 2021 16:53:26 IST
Bombay HC refuses to quash FIR against Sushant Singh Rajput's sister for 'fabricating' medical prescription

File image of Bombay High Court. News18

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday refused to quash an FIR lodged against late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Priyanka Singh for allegedly forging and fabricating a medical prescription for her brother.

A division bench of Justices SS Shinde and MS Karnik, however, quashed the FIR against Meetu Singh, Rajput's other sister. The court said while there was prima facie evidence against Priyanka, the case against Meetu does not stand.

The sisters had approached the HC, seeking to quash the First Information Report (FIR) lodged for alleged "forgery and fabrication" of a medical prescription for their brother for his anxiety issues.

The FIR was lodged against Priyanka, Meetu and doctor Tarun Kumar of Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital by the Mumbai Police on 7 September last year, based on a complaint filed by Rhea Chakraborty.

As per the complaint, Rajput's sisters and the doctor had prepared a forged and fabricated prescription for anti-depressants for the actor.

Rajput, 34, was found dead at his residence in suburban Bandra on 14 June last year. His father KK Singh later lodged a case of abetment
of suicide and cheating against Chakraborty and her family members.

The CBI is conducting a probe into the case. After registration of FIR against Rajput's sisters, the Bandra police forwarded the case papers to the Central Bureau of Investigation, as per directions of the Supreme Court which had said all cases pertaining to the death of Rajput shall be probed by the CBI.

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