Patna vs. Mumbai Police On Cop Vinay Tiwari Forced Quarantine; Nitish Kumar Speaks

 

Sushant Rajput dying case: Vinay Tiwari was despatched to Mumbai to guide the Bihar Police’s probe.

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The turf warfare between Bihar Police and Mumbai Police over the probe into the dying of actor Sushant Singh Rajput took a extra critical flip after the Bihar police chief accused Mumbai Police of “forcibly” quarantining an officer despatched to Mumbai to guide the probe. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has reacted to the tussle, saying it’s “not political”.

Nitish Kumar mentioned this morning, “No matter occurred to him (Vinay Tiwari) just isn’t proper. It’s not political. Bihar Police is finishing up its responsibility. Our DGP will communicate to them.”

The Bihar police chief, in late-night tweets, alleged {that a} senior IPS officer despatched from Patna was “forcibly quarantined” by civic authorities in Mumbai.

“IPS officer Vinay Tiwari reached Mumbai as we speak from Patna on official responsibility to guide the police crew there however he has been forcibly quarantined by BMC officers at 11pm as we speak,” Bihar Director Common of Police (DGP) Gupteshwar Pandey tweeted late final night time, together with a photograph of the officer’s hand that has a quarantine stamp exhibiting the isolation interval until August 15.

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Patna police officer Vinay Tiwari was quarantined by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) together with his hand stamped indicating the isolation interval until August 15.

“He was not offered lodging within the IPS Mess regardless of request and was staying in a visitor home in Goregaw (Goregaon),” the Bihar police chief mentioned.

Police officer Vinay Tiwari has been quarantined “as per the current pointers for home arrivals at Mumbai Airport”, Mumbai’s civic physique mentioned. Mr Tiwari reached Mumbai on Sunday to assist the junior officers already within the metropolis. One other tweet posted by the state police chief has a video of Mr Tiwari, in a blue t-shirt and a masks, exhibiting his quarantine stamp.

In the meantime, Mumbai Police sources say that whereas they’ve supplied full cooperation to the crew from Patna, the Bihar Police crew has not adopted protocols and courtesies which are due whereas conducting investigations within the jurisdiction of one other pressure, particularly when there may be an on-going investigation.

Sources say Bihar Police has not stored Mumbai Police knowledgeable about its strikes and the folks it needs to query in reference to Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying in June. After reaching Mumbai on Sunday, Mr Tiwari mentioned he was within the metropolis to oversee his crew and that they may probe all attainable angles within the case. “Mumbai Police are probing the case as per their model and we are going to accomplish that as per ours. If required. We may even file the statements of Bollywood celebrities whose statements have been recorded by the Mumbai Police,” he mentioned. “The investigation is progressing in a correct approach and we’re getting in the suitable path. Our crew is right here to get all of the necessary paperwork associated to the case,” he added.

“We are attempting to talk with the DGP and different officers there. I haven’t got extra to say on this,” Mr Pandey mentioned this morning.

”I condemn this incident. I want to ask Maharashtra Chief Minister and Residence Minister that all the nation needs to resolve Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying thriller. Bihar Police officers have been coming to Mumbai these days in reference to this case however you aren’t supporting them. You didn’t quarantine them however when an IPS officer got here forward to resolve this case, he was forcibly quarantined,” mentioned Vinod Mishra, a corporator and BJP chief in Municipal Company of Better Mumbai (MCGM), mentioned.

Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, was discovered lifeless in his Mumbai house on June 14.

The Bihar police began a parallel investigation after the actor’s household filed a case in Patna.

This investigation is targeted on costs that cash was transferred from Sushant Singh Rajput’s checking account.

Mumbai Police has thus far recorded statements of almost 40 folks, together with these from the actor’s household, his cook dinner in addition to folks from the movie trade together with filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt.