Bollywood lost a gem on 14th June 2020. The actor was found hanging at his Bandra apartment. The Mumbai Police have ruled his death as a suicide. However, no one was ready to accept the investigation of the police. After the Bihar State government appeal to the Centre government, a CBI investigation was approved on Sushant’s death probe. Read more about it here. Now the finest CBI team on Sushant Singh Rajput case has been signed. Meet the officers to lead the investigation of the actor.
IPS Manoj Shashidhar to head the Special Investigation Team (SIT). He will be assisted by DIG Gagandeep and investigating officer Anil Yadav. They had previously investigated Vijay Mallya’s case. He’s a 1994 batch IPS officer from the Gujarat cadre. He is the Joint Director of CBI. More details about IPS Officer Manoj Shashidhar. He’s known to be no-nonsense police officer & has a history of performing investigations in high risk and high-tension environment. Moreover, he is one of the best, CBI has currently. He was appointed as Joint Director this January.
Shashidhar is on a deputation to the CBI for 5 years. His name was cleared by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by PM Narendra Modi which also has Home Minister Amit Shah as a member. Before the CBI stint, he was DGP, CID (Intelligence Bureau) of Gujarat state. Manoj Shashidhar has handled some of the most sensitive posts in his career. His other previous postings are as follows: Police Commissioner (Vadodara), DCP Crime Branch (Ahmedabad), Joint Commissioner (Ahmedabad).
CBI team on Sushant Singh Rajput case:
In his entire career, none of his investigations have failed. CBI DIG Gagandeep Gambhir is fiery and fierce. No political pressure can bend her for sure. She had earlier supervised the investigation into the controversial Uttar Pradesh illegal mining scam. IPS Officer Gagandeep Gambhir is an expert on scam investigations. She has been handpicked for this assignment because the prime accused (sources say) will be Rhea Chakraborty and a lady police officer will be needed to interrogate her.
DSP Anil Kumar Yadav joins this probe team from the Madhya Pradesh cadre. He is known to be a talent when it comes to complicated murder investigations. Shri Yadav has received the Police Medal for Meritorious Service on Republic Day in 2015. He’s the investigating officer. CBI has got into the thick of things without delay.
The team has filed an FIR which is based on the FIR filed in Patna. Rhea Chakraborty has been named as the prime accused. FIR also mentions Rhea’s father, mother, brother, and two others as co-accused.
Let’s see how this unfolds. Both CBI and ED are in this case. The best officers are on the job. There will be developments every other day. Political intervention, intimidation, delaying tactics will not work. Moreover, they are here on popular demand.
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