Shortly earlier than leaving for Bihar, Patna (Central) Superintendent of Police (SP) Vinay Tiwari on Friday alleged that “it is not me, but the Sushant Singh Rajput probe that was quarantined”.
Released from quarantine by the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) after six days and directed to go away Mumbai earlier than Saturday (August 8) as per the Covid-19 protocols, Tiwari interacted briefly with the media earlier than his departure.
“The Maharashtra government did not isolate me, but quarantined the probe into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput,” Tiwari mentioned.
He claimed that this angle of the Maharashtra authorities has had an reverse impact on Sushant Singh Rajput’s case.
Tiwari added that he was not knowledgeable by any BMC official personally that he might stroll free from quarantine. “The BMC merely sent me a message and I am proceeding to Patna accordingly,” he mentioned.
In a late-night order on Thursday, BMC Additional Municipal Commissioner P. Velrasu permitted Tiwari to be relieved from house quarantine.
The improvement got here after the Bihar Police wrote to the BMC on Thursday saying Tiwari ought to be launched from quarantine to facilitate his return to his house state to renew his duties.
The Bihar Police additionally identified that he was not required in Mumbai and his arrival interval was inside seven days.
An IPS officer of 2015 batch, Tiwari had arrived right here from Patna on August 2 to probe the case associated to Bollywood actor Sushant’s dying.
However, as per the Covid-19 protocols, he was shunted to house quarantine on the SRPF Guest House in Goregaon, whilst Bihar Police cried foul though the BMC mentioned that it was merely following the due procedures.
Earlier, a Bihar Police workforce which had come to Mumbai and launched its personal investigation into Sushant’s case additionally left on Thursday after the matter was handed over by the Centre to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
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