PATNA (Bihar): All those named by the father of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, in connection with his death, have been booked and investigations have begun, said Superintendent of Police (SP), Patna (Central) City, Vinay Tiwari on Wednesday.
“An FIR has been registered. Preliminary investigation has begun,” Tiwari told ANI here.
He, however, said that it was too early in the investigation phase to predict who all would be questioned in connection with the case.
“It is not correct to say at this point of time that who will be questioned. All those who were named by Sushant Singh Rajput’s father in the FIR, have been booked,” he added.
Earlier today, former Additional Solicitor General (ASG) and lawyer of the father of the late actor, Vikas Singh, had said that the Patna police should investigate the case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, and the FIR was registered there as part of the cause of action lies in the place where his family lived.
“The only FIR in connection with the case has been lodged at Patna, so we want the Patna police to investigate the whole matter. The family has not demanded a CBI investigation yet,” Singh told ANI here.
The lawyer further explained that the FIR was registered in Patna, Rajput’s hometown as the complainant lives in Patna.
An FIR had been registered against actor Rhea Chakraborty at a police station, Patna under various sections including abetment of suicide on the complaint of Sushant Singh Rajput’s father Krishna Kishor Singh, the police had said on Tuesday. It said that a four-member team has been sent to Mumbai following registration of FIR.
In the complaint made to Rajeev Nagar police station in-charge, KK Singh alleged that Rhea Chakraborty and her relatives “committed fraud” and “pressurised the actor for financial gains”. Sushant’s father alleged that Chakraborty “got in touch with the actor with a motive to establish herself in the film industry using his contacts and she and her relatives started interfering in his affairs”.
Apoorva Mehta questioned
Apoorva Mehta, the Chief Executive Officer of the film production company Dharma Productions was questioned at the Amboli police station on Tuesday in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide case.
The Mumbai Police had earlier on Sunday summoned Mehta in connection with the case.
Earlier on Monday, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt’s statements were recorded by the Mumbai Police at the Santa Cruz Police Station.
Mumbai Police has recorded the statements of over 40 people including film critic Rajeev Masand, filmmaker Aditya Chopra, director-producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his Bandra residence in Mumbai on June 14. (ANI)