Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was discovered hanging inside his room at his Bandra residence in Mumbai on June 14. Whereas the preliminary response to his loss of life was that he had dedicated suicide, the probe into his loss of life has opened up a pandora’s field with a brand new concept rising every day. This is a have a look at what all has occurred within the Sushant Singh Rajput case investigation to this point.
The Dawood connection
Initially it was stated that Sushant was murdered by Dawood Ibrahim who had cleverly carried out the act. However the concept didn’t maintain floor for lengthy.
Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide and there was a flood of condolences from the trade stalwarts and colleagues of the actor. One was from Karan Johar who said that he regretted not having the ability to attain out to the actor when he wanted him probably the most. This enraged his followers who stated Karan, alongside together with his elite Bollywood mafia gang, had truly seemed down upon Sushant and even made enjoyable of the actor on nationwide tv (his favorite TV chat present Koffee With Karan).
Bollywod actress Kangna Ranaut was again together with her nepotism cost. She was unsparing in her criticism of the large manufacturing homes who she stated confirmed preferential therapy to star youngsters.
Famend filmmaker Shekar Kapur got here out within the open to hitch the nepotism marketing campaign saying there have been occasions when he let Sushant cry on his shoulder after he misplaced motion pictures to star youngsters. Throughout investigation of the case, it was discovered that Sushant had misplaced 7 motion pictures even after signing the contract. This prompted the Mumbai police to summon huge wigs of all the highest manufacturing homes for grilling.
From Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Mahesh Bhatt to Aditya Chopra and Karan Johar, the police had requested all the highest Bollywood filmmakers to share their contracts with Sushant. Apoorva Mehta, the CEO of Karan’s Dharma Productions met the cops with the contract so did the YRF too which despatched a duplicate of the Sushant contract. The manufacturing homes had been requested to clarify the explanation behind changing Sushant with different actors after signing him up for his or her motion pictures.
The Mumbai police began recording statements of Sushant’s household, buddies and colleagues within the trade. Whereas actress Rhea Chakraborty who he was residing in with the actor up till every week earlier than his loss of life claimed that the actor was being handled for melancholy, whereas Sushant’s ex-girlfriend Ankita Lokhanda claimed that she all the time knew Sushant as a happy-go-lucky particular person and that there was no approach he was depressed.
Rhea calls for CBI probe
Rhea Chakraborty put out a tweet in search of CBI probe into Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life. She additionally requested the case to be transferred from Bihar (Sushant’s native state) to Mumbai saying the actor’s father KK Singh may use his affect to tamper with the case. Nonetheless, Sushant’s household got here ahead to file a counter. His father filed a caveat in Supreme Court docket to not enable the actress’ petition to be heard. Sushant’s household contended that any person in Mumbai Police was serving to the actress.
Sushant household information FIR in opposition to Rhea
Sushant Singh Rajput’s father filed an FIR in opposition to Rhea Chakraborthy and likewise accused Rhea of blowing up his son’s cash to steer a lavish way of life. He additionally stated that the actress had taken together with her laptop computer, jewelry, money and bank cards from Sushant’s dwelling after she broke up with him on June 8, 2020.
‘Rhea, household lived off Sushant’s cash’
The cash angle prompted media to dig up extra grime on Rhea. A number one English information channel accessed Sushant’s financial institution statements which confirmed that Sushant’s financial institution steadiness had plummeted from a whopping Rs four plus crores to only over a crore in a matter of two months. Then again, his assertion reportedly confirmed particulars of transactions which apparently was for Rhea and her brother. This included their flight tickets, resort keep, tuition price and buying bills.
Sushant buddies’ testimonies
In the meantime, Sushant’s greatest buddy Mahesh Shetty, who was one of many individuals who the actor known as in the previous couple of hours earlier than his loss of life, claimed that Rhea was a management freak who modified his employees after she took cost. Actually, in a sensational expose, Sushant’s bodyguard who was fired only a few days earlier than his loss of life revealed that Rhea would throw events at Sushant’s expense the place the invitees could be her household and buddies. He additionally stated that Sushant by no means attended these events as he was sick and would principally be resting in his room. He additionally stated that Sushant’s household had by no means visited him within the current days and held Rhea liable for this.
One other filmmaker buddy of Sushant from Bihar, Sandip, dominated out the suicide angle saying Sushant had clear plans for his life and knew precisely what he needed. He additionally stated that he needed to depart the movie trade to take up for farming in Coorg (Karnataka). Nonetheless, he said that Sushant was not in contact with any of his buddies over the previous couple of months.
Sushant loss of life turns political in Bihar
With the approaching elections in Bihar, politicians at the moment are utilizing the difficulty for his or her vote financial institution demanding a clear probe into Sushant’s loss of life.
ED slaps PMLA
In a modern growth, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) filed a cash laundering case on the premise of an FIR filed by the Bihar Police, in accordance. Sushant’s father KK Singh has accused Rhea and her household of abetting his son’s suicide.
It might be recalled that the central probe company had sought Bihar police FIR and after finding out it, the ED has determined to slap fees beneath the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA).
They stated an Enforcement Case Info Report (ECIR) has been filed in opposition to the accused named within the Bihar Police FIR that features Chakraborty, her household and 6 others. Rhea and the others are prone to be summoned for questioning quickly.
Satyamev Jayate: Rhea
Whereas Sushant’s father claimed that Rhea had transferred 15 crores from his account to an unrelated account. Rhea Chakraborty lastly broke her silence and posted a video message stating fact will prevail and all of the allegations in opposition to her of abetting Sushant’s suicide had been false.
‘Sushant household pressurising me’
In one other fascinating growth, Sushant’s buddy and flatmate despatched an e mail to the Mumbai police accusing the actor’s household of forcing him to launch a press release in opposition to Rhea Chakraborty. In his e mail, Siddharth Pithani has said that he was beneath immense stress to say issues about Rhea that he was not even conscious of.
He stated that he acquired convention calls from Sushant’s members of the family and an unknown quantity on July 22, during which they requested him questions relating to Rhea’s bills throughout her keep at Mont Blanc condominium (in Bandra) with the late actor.
With the ED stepping in, the case has now solely gotten larger. It seems even the nepotism marketing campaign has been diluted.