New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce on Wednesday its verdict on a plea filed by actress Rhea Chakraborty who has sought switch of an FIR, lodged in opposition to her at Patna for allegedly abetting the suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, to Mumbai. As per the trigger checklist uploaded on the apex court docket web site, a bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy would ship the judgement.

The Centre had earlier knowledgeable the highest court docket that it has accepted the advice of Bihar authorities for CBI probe into the FIR lodged at Patna by Rajput’s father who has accused Chakraborty and 6 others of varied offences together with abetment of suicide.

Rajput, 34, was discovered hanging from the ceiling of his residence in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on June 14 and since then Mumbai Police has been probing the case preserving in thoughts varied angles.

The high court docket, which had reserved its judgement on the plea on August 11, was informed by the Bihar authorities that “political clout” has not allowed Mumbai Police to even register an FIR in Rajput’s case.

Maharashtra authorities had argued that Bihar utterly lacks jurisdiction within the matter.

Chakraborty’s counsel had informed the bench that probe by Mumbai Police has “proceeded quite substantially” because it has recorded statements of 56 individuals within the case.

Senior advocate Vikas Singh, representing Rajput’s father, Krishna Kishore Singh, had countered submissions superior by Chakraborty’s counsel and stated that they’ve “no faith” in Maharashtra Police.

Chakraborty’s lawyer had argued that FIR lodged by Rajput’s father has “absolutely no connection with any offence in Patna” and there was appreciable delay of round 38 days in its lodging.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, showing for the Centre, had stated that solely FIR lodged within the case was in Bihar and the Enforcement Directorate has additionally began its separate probe within the matter.

The FIR in Patna was registered by Singh in opposition to Chakraborty and others for alleged offences below varied sections of the Indian Penal Code, together with 306 (abetment of suicide), 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement), 380 (theft in dwelling home), 406 (punishment for felony breach of belief) and 420 (Cheating and dishonestly inducing supply of property).