Bihar Police, which arrived here to investigate the “abetment to suicide” case related to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, said on Saturday that it was monitoring the actor’s friend and actress Riya Chakraborty. An official said that Bihar Palis also recorded the statement of film director Rumi Jaffrey earlier in the day in this case. It is being told that Chakraborty and Rajput were to work together in a film by Jafri. The officer said that Jafri was questioned for about four hours and statements of four-five more people of the film industry would be recorded.
This team of Bihar Police also reached Bandra police station on Saturday in connection with the investigation. When asked if Chakraborty will be questioned, a Bihar police official said, “It is not needed right now.” But we are keeping an eye on him. ”Another team member said that he has sent a notice to Chakraborty under the provisions of CRPC and asked him to cooperate with the police in the investigation. He said that the Mumbai Police is assisting him in the investigation.
Sushant’s father lodged an FIR
Rajput’s father K.K. Singh (74) lodged a case in Patna on Tuesday against Chakraborty, his family members and six others for allegedly abetting their son to suicide. In Patna, the police in sections 341, 342 (criminal hostage), 380 (burglary in the house where you live), 406 (criminal treachery), 420 (cheating) and 306 (for suicide) against all these. Abetment). Singh accused TV and film actress Chakraborty of befriending Sushant in May 2019 to build his career.
Meanwhile, a Mumbai Police official said that the Bihar Police team has recorded the statements of six people in connection with the investigation. “So far, the Bihar police team has met the late actor’s friends, colleagues and relatives,” the official said. He has recorded the statements of six people, including Rajput’s sister, former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande, a cook, his friends and colleagues living in Versova. “He said the team could also interrogate Rajput employees.” He said, “He collected information about various bank accounts of Rajput and also went to the bank to get information about financial transactions.”
Video of Bihar Police team goes viral
The Bihar Police team reached the Crime Branch office on Friday and gave them an application and sought Mumbai Police’s assistance in the investigation. A large number of media personnel were present on the occasion, and the Andheri police personnel took the Bihar Police team in their vehicles for safety. People criticized the city police for alleged mismanagement after videos of a Bihar police team being taken away in a vehicle came on social media. When questioned in this regard, the officer said, “The matter was about the security of the Bihar Police team. The city police put the team members in the van and took them to a safe place. ”