In a sudden and surprising development, Sushant Singh Rajput’s family filed an FIR on Tuesday against the friend of the actor Rhea Chakraborty and her family members. Sushant, who starred in films like MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Shuddh Desi Romance …
Rhea Chakraborty met Sushant in 2012 when both were signed by Yash Raj Films.
Rhea Chakraborty made her Telugu debut with Tuneega in 2012 after a brief career on a music network and then got her Bollywood break the following year in Mere Dad Ki Maruti, produced by Yash Raj Films’ youth wing Y-Films. She kept the studio in the bank choir.
A team of four police from Patna reached Mumbai to investigate the death of Sushant Singh Rajput after his father KK Singh filed an FIR against Rhea Chakraborty and others for allegedly promoting the Bollywood actor’s suicide.
In addition to Rhea, the FIR was filed against Sandhya Chakraborty, Showik Chakraborty, Indrajit Chakraborty, Samual Miranda, Shruti Modi and others.
KK Singh has accused Rhea of blackmailing and executing a rupee 15 transaction from Sushant’s bank account and has requested an investigation to determine which accounts the money was eventually credited to.
In the FIR, Singh mentioned that Rhea left Sushant’s apartment on June 8 with his credit card, cash, laptop, key documents, and medical records. Incidentally, this is the day on which Sushant’s former manager Disha Salian died by suicide.
Rhea later blocked Sushant’s number in her cell and the actor feared that Rhea could blame him for Disha’s death because she had threatened to accuse him.
Singh added in the FIR that Rhea Sushant was threatening to publish his medical records to prove him “crazy”, after which the actor feared that nobody would give him a job.
Police sources added that Sushant’s father, KK Singh, had provided all the details he knew about his son’s life in Mumbai.
The FIR was submitted to Rajivnagar PS in Patna and, according to sources, was registered on the initiative of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar.
According to IG Patna Sanjay Singh, sections FIR (241-B / 2020) are under 341 (illegal restraint) 420, (fraud) 306 (combating suicide) and 342 (illegal detention) sections of the IPC.
Singh has refused to disclose further details as the matter is under investigation.
Meanwhile, Apoorva Mehta, CEO of Dharma Production, was interviewed on Tuesday in the same case at the Amboli police station in Mumbai after the filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt was also summoned by the police the day before.
So far, statements from 41 people have been recorded in this case.
Director Karan Johar is also likely to be grilled by the Patna and Mumbai police teams during the investigation.
After Sushant’s death on June 14, fans and politicians, including LJP chief Chirag Paswan, BJP leader Rameshwar Chaurasia and JAP leader Pappu Yadav, have continuously called for the CBI investigation.
Sushant was found hanging in a room in his Bandra residence.