Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging in his home in Mumbai’s Bandra area on June 14.
Mumbai: Amid the growing chorus for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigation into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, Mumbai police received the guts report of the late Bollywood actor on Monday.
According to Times Now, the report ruled out any foul play in the case that shocked the entire country. In the post-mortem report, asphyxia due to slopes was cited as the cause of death, and no signs of foul play or external injuries were found.
Reports of gastric washing liquid and nail samples are still pending.
In another development, the Mumbai police on Monday recorded filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt’s testimony regarding the case. The director-producer had his testimony recorded at the Santa Cruz Police Station.
Mahesh Bhatt informed the police that he had only met Sushant twice – once in November 2018 and then in 2019. The filmmaker said that he had no direct contact with Sushant and that the late actor’s “girlfriend” Rhea Chakraborty , respect him as a mentor because he gave her the chance to work in the Jalebi film.
Bhatt told the police that Rhea had told him all about Sushant.
It was also reported that Bhatt informed the police that he never intended to cast Sushant in one of his films. There was no discussion to cast Sushant in ‘Sadak 2’.
Bhatt also said that Sushant was very interested in working on his film and asked him to play a small role in one of his films.
Maharashtra’s Interior Minister, Anil Deshmukh, said yesterday that the manager of producer and director Karan Johar was also asked to record the statement. If necessary, Johar himself is asked to do so, Deshmukh added.
Mumbai police have also recorded statements by director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Yash Raj Films (YRF) chairman Aditya Chopra.
In a similar development, a report on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi confirmed a letter from senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy requesting a CBI investigation into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput.
Swamy tweeted the tweets again and shared a copy of the letter from the Prime Minister’s office that said, “I received your July 15, 2020 letter.”
In the letter, Swamy claimed that, according to his sources, some Bollywood Bigwigs are trying to cover up the case.
“I learn from my sources in Mumbai that many big names in Bollywood Film World with ties to Dons in Dubai are trying to ensure that the police cover up to end voluntary suicide as the reason for Mumbai’s death, Mr. Rajput , “read the letter.
The 34-year-old Chhichore actor was found hanging in his Bandra apartment in Mumbai on June 14.