There have been swift developments in the Sushant Singh Rajput case investigation overnight.
Breaking her silence, Rhea Chakraborty released a video on Friday saying, as per her lawyer’s advice she will not comment about the allegations being made against her as the matter is sub judice.
In the video she expressed her immense faith in God and judiciary, “I have immense faith in God and the judiciary. I believe that I will get justice. Even though a lot of horrible things have been said about me in the electronic media, I refrain from commenting on them on the advice of my lawyers as the matter is sub judice. Satyamev Jayate. The truth shall prevail,” Rhea said in the video.
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In the latest developments,Enforcement Directorate has registered an Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR) in Sushant Singh Rajput death case. The ED will further investigate the claims of made by Sushant’s father in an FIR to Bihar Police. In the FIR Sushant’s father said that an amount Rs.15 crore was taken by Rhea Chakraborty from Sushant’s account.
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Earlier, today a high-level meeting took place at Bihar DGP’s office in Patna over the investigation being conducted by Bihar Police team in Mumbai. Bihar’s Deputy CM Sushil Modi blamed Mumbai Police for putting obstruction in the way of a fair investigation bypolice in death case.He wrote in a tweet that feels that should take over this case.
Mumbai police is putting obstruction in way of fair investigation by Bihar police in Sushant death case.Bihar police is doing its best but Mumbai police is not co operating .Bjp feel that CBI shud take over this case.
— Sushil Kumar Modi (@SushilModi) July 31, 2020
Bihar government also filed a caveat in Supreme Court against Rhea’s plea of shifting the investigation of the case to Mumbai from Patna.
Rhea Chakraborty and her accusations against Sushant’s relatives
In her petition in the Supreme Court, Rhea Chakraborty has said she has been falsely implicated in the case filed by KK Singh and it has been filed “only to harrass her”.
Backing her claim with evidence she produced the email of Sushant’s close friend written to Mumbai Police, in which he has written that he was being forced to give false statements.
Being a crucial witness in the case, Siddharth Pithani has written to Mumbai Police alleging that he received phone calls from family members of the late actor and anonymous numbers and is allegedly being “pressured” to give a statement against Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty.
In an email to Mumbai Police on 28th July he claimed to have received at least three phone calls from the late actor’s family where according to Siddharth, they asked him to give a statement against Chakraborty about her expenses when she was with Rajput at his home.
He also alleged that family members of Sushant, including his sister Meetu Singh and relative OP Singh, called him July 22 on a conference call where another unknown number had also joined and again on July 27, a similar call was received by him asking him to give a statement against Rhea. He also alleged that he is being asked to give a statement on issues he wasn’t aware of.
“I received conference phone calls from the family members of Sushant Singh (Rajput). Mr OP Singh and Meetu Singh and an unknown number on July 22 and they asked me questions regarding Rhea Chakraborty and her expenses during her stay at Mont Blanc with Sushant,” the email read.
“I am pressured to comply and record statements against Rhea, the things which I am not aware of,” the email added.The mail of Siddharth has also been included by Rhea in her petition in Supreme Court filed to get the Bihar FIR transferred to Mumbai.
Ankita Lokhande’s opens up about Sushant
Talking with the media for the first time after Sushant’s death Ankita Lokhande who was in a relationship with Sushant Singh Rajput for 6 years, said that Sushant was not a depressive person. “He was not the kind of person who can be depressed, he used to be a happy go lucky person who finds happiness in small things.” She added that “I want people to remember Sushant as a Hero and not a depressed person.”
On another note, Bihar police have recorded more statements now. They recorded the statement of Ankita Lokhande and the doctor who was treating Sushant. According to the Maharashtra police, statements of 41 people, including filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, film critic Rajeev Masand, director-producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali, and filmmaker Aditya Chopra have been recorded in the investigation so far.
( with inputs from ANI)
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