Apart from Ankita Lokhande, the Bihar police has recorded statements of Sushant Singh Rajput’s sister, who stays in Versova, a prepare dinner, his associates, and colleagues, an official has confirmed.
The Bihar police staff, which is in Mumbai to analyze an “abetment to suicide” case associated to the demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, has to date recorded the statements of six individuals, an official mentioned on Saturday.
The four-member Bihar police staff arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday to probe the ‘abetment to suicide’ case registered in opposition to Rajput’s good friend, actress Rhea Chakraborty, and others in Patna.
“Till now, the police team from Bihar has met the late actor’s friends, colleagues, and relatives. They have recorded the statements of six persons- Rajput’s sister, who stays in Versova, former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande, a cook, his friends, and colleagues,” the official mentioned.
The police staff can be more likely to query the members of Rajput’s employees, he mentioned, including that a few of them had been modified.
“They also gathered information about Rajput’s various bank accounts and also visited the banks to look into the financial transactions,” he mentioned.
The visiting staff had on Friday gone to the Crime Branch workplace to submit an software searching for help from the Mumbai Police in probing the case.
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court is scheduled to listen to on 5 August a plea filed by Chakraborty, who has sought switch of the FIR lodged in opposition to her.
The actress has mentioned in her plea that she was in a live-in relationship with Rajput and has been in deep trauma as a result of demise of the actor and furthermore getting rape and demise threats.
“It is pertinent to mention that the deceased and petitioner were in a live-in relationship since a year up till 8 June, 2020 when the petitioner had temporarily shifted to her own residence in Mumbai,” she has mentioned in her plea.
Chakraborty has additionally mentioned in her plea that, “The deceased (Rajput) was suffering from depression for some time and was also on anti-depressants and he committed suicide on the morning of 14 June, 2020 at his Bandra residence by hanging himself.”
She has mentioned in her plea that it turns into abundantly clear that the graduation of investigation in Patna is inaccurate in absence of any reason behind motion having arisen at Patna.
Krishna Kumar Singh (74), Rajput’s father, had lodged a grievance in opposition to Chakraborty and 6 others, together with her members of the family, for alleged abetment to suicide, in Patna on Tuesday.
The Patna case was registered below varied IPC sections together with 341 (wrongful restraint), 342 (wrongful confinement), 380 (theft in dwelling home), 406 (felony breach of belief), 420 (dishonest) and 306 (abetment of suicide).
Singh accused Chakraborty, a budding TV and movie actor, of getting befriended his son in May 2019 with the intention of furthering her personal profession.
Singh has additionally filed a caveat within the apex court docket searching for to be heard earlier than any order is handed on Chakraborty’s plea.
A caveat is a pre-emptive authorized measure taken to make sure that a celebration doesn’t get any beneficial order with out a discover or a listening to accorded to the opponent.
Rajput was discovered hanging in his suburban Bandra condominium on 14 June. The Mumbai police, who’re already investigating the alleged suicide by the actor, have questioned a number of individuals from the movie business in reference to the case.
(With inputs from Press Trust of India)
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