In mid-2020, India was shocked by the sudden news of the suicidal death of a well-known Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Following this, there was some more news and one of them is lawyer Satish Maneshinde and his hefty fees for the case.
The reasons behind this big amount fee are interesting and must have to know why this criminal lawyer is hired for this case and why someone is ready to pay such amount.
Satish Maneshinde was born in 1965 in a reputed family of Dharwad, Karnataka. He is of 55 years and has children. But, because of his busy schedule and his profession, he hasn’t revealed any personal information to the public. So, there is no information about his parents, spouse or children are available to the public. Despite this, the sources had found that his father was a businessman in Karnatak and his mother was a housewife.
Satish was born and brought up in Dharwad of Karnataka. He had completed his schooling at one of the private schools out there. He was dreaming about becoming a lawyer for justice from childhood and to achieve the dream he joined Karnataka University Law College and completed graduation with the B.Com LLB degree.
|Full Name||Satish Maneshinde|
|Birth Place||Dharwad, Karnataka|
|School||Private School, Dharwad, Karnataka|
|College||Karnataka University College of Law|
|Educational Qualification||B.Com LLB|
|Height (approx)||178 cm1.78 m5’ 6” inches|
|Weight (approx)||70 kg|
|Father Name||Not Known|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Profession||Advocate, Lawyer, Entrepreneur|
|Main Business||Criminal Lawyer|
|Famous For||Salman Khan’s hit and run case lawyer Sanjay Dutt’s bomb blast case lawyerRhea Chakraborty’s Sushant Singh Rajput death case lawyer|
|Net Worth||Rs. 569 crores|
|Charge Per Day||Rs. 10 lakh|
In 1983, after receiving an LLB degree from Karnataka, Satish has moved to Mumbai to get some work. He had joined the best and reputed criminal lawyer of the country late Mr. Ram Jethmalani. Satish has started as an intern under Jethmalani and worked as a junior lawyer in starting days of his career. He has also worked as an apprentice for Ram Jethmalani during his 10 years with Mr. Jethmalani. Ram Jethmalani was a politician, professor at law college, and lawyer of the high profile civilians of the country. Some of the most popular cases in Jethmalani were involved are – the defense of Indira Gandhi’s alleged assassins, the Harshad Mehta scam case, defending Amit Shah in the Sohrabudin case and there are many more like these…
Satish Maneshinde has followed the same path as his Guru.
Throughout his long career as a lawyer, Satish Maneshinde has worked on a number of cases where most of which were high-profile cases of the society. He is a lawyer which is known for practicing from the criminal’s side and people know him as a “Terrorist expert”. But, history shows that he is an expert in criminal law, civil disputes, labor law, constitutional matters, COFEPOSA(Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act) – 1974, NSA(National Security Act) – 1980, MISA(Maintenence of International Security Act) – 1971.
Some of the highlighted cases
- 1993 Mumbai blast case of Sunjay Dutt. The TADA case took almost 14 years to get a conclusion. Eventually, all the TADA charges on Sunjay Dutt were dropped and was convicted only for the offense of possession of arms.
- Satish Maneshinde had defended the superstar Salman Khan in both cases – 1. Drunk and drive case in which Salman was accused of killing a person and 4 were injured, 2. 1998 Blackbuck Poaching case in which Salman was accused of killing a Blackbuck in Rajasthan.
- Rakhi Savant’s abatement to suicide case
- Mumbai police inspector Daya Nayak’s disproportionate case
- Shoban Mehta’s match-fixing case
- Gangster Chota Rajan’s Sujata Nikalje’s case
- Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case
Rhea Chakraborty Case
In June 2020, the famous Bollywood actor, Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide in his residence in Mumbai. At that time Sushant was in a relationship with the Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty and the couple was in living together in a live-in.
After a month of the actor’s death, on September 7, 2020, his father Mr. K.K. Singh has registered an FIR against Rhea Chakraborty in his hometown Patna. The charge sheet was 7 pages long and including several charges against the actress.
After the complaint by Sushant’s father, Rhea had hired the best criminal lawyer in the country Satish Maneshinde as a defense lawyer. After the charges, the police has arrested Rhea Chakraborty and his brother Showik Chakraborty are arrested by the police in the case of drugs and its supply. The case was handover to the Central Beuro of Investigation of India (CBI) and the Narcotics Control Beuro (NCB).
The case is evolved around Sushant’s death and drugs racket, the investigation involved almost 30 people and among them, many were reputed celebrities. Not surprisingly Satish is playing important role in this case and as per the media reports, he is taking 10 lakhs per hearing which is a quite big amount.
According to Satish, her client Rhea Chakraborty is paying for becoming the girlfriend of the drug addict actor and she has nothing to do with the drugs. Well, he has been succeeded to get the bell of Rhea after numerous bell pleas.
Almost after a year, the case does still not get any decision point and it’s having a new turn at every mode.
|Phone Number||022 2492 4477|
|Address||304, Ceejay House, Dr Annie Besant Road, Mumbai.|
- He was very closed to Balasaheb Thackray and often seen with him in public.
- He was trained under the best lawyer Mr. Ram Jethmalani.
- In college, he was used to study at least for 12-14 hours per day.
- Because of being appeared in many cases under TADA, he ia known as “Terrorist Expert”.
- As he has worked for many celebrities, he is also known as “Celebrity’s Lawyer.
- In almost all the cases he appeared as a defense of suspected criminal.
- He takes around 10 lakhs per hearing.