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Sharad Pawar backs Mumbai cops in Sushant Singh Rajput case

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar was irked together with his grandnephew Parth for demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in the dying of actor Sushant Singh Rajput and publicly ridiculed him. Parth is the son of his nephew and state deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar.

Describing Parth as “immature”, Pawar stated he doesn’t give significance to what the latter says. Significantly, Pawar stated that he’s not against CBI probe, which has been demanded by BJP leaders. CBI has filed a case in opposition to Rhea Chakraborty and her household after the Centre accredited its probe. Rajput was discovered lifeless at his Mumbai house on June 14. He allegedly died by suicide. Responding to media queries on Wednesday, Pawar stated farmers additionally die by suicide however media doesn’t be aware of that. “The suicide by the actor is unfortunate, but the way it is being discussed in the media is surprising. In my district, 20 farmers have died by suicide but no media has taken note of it,” he stated.

Pawar stated he has been watching the Mumbai Police for 5 many years and is assured that they’d deal with the probe properly. “Maharashtra and Mumbai Police are capable and I have 100% faith in them. If someone still wants a probe by CBI or any other agency, then there is no reason to oppose it,” he stated, taking a cautious stand.

On July 27, Parth had met state dwelling minister Anil Deshmukh and demanded a CBI investigation in the actor’s dying. Parth’s demand was opposite to the stand taken by Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi coalition authorities, in which NCP is without doubt one of the companions together with the Shiv Sena and the Congress. The state authorities has been in favour of a probe by the Mumbai Police. Pawar’s assertion has sparked speculations about variations inside his clan which had seen an open revolt by Ajit and some different NCP MLAs final November.

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