KK Singh alleges actress has taken money and instigated Sushant's death
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's father KK Singh has reportedly filed an FIR against actress Rhea Chakraborty at Rajiv Nagar Police Station in Patna, according to various Indian media outlets.
According to a report in India Today, he has alleged Rhea took money from Sushant and instigated his death.
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Rajiv Nagar police station in-charge Yogendra Ravidas on Tuesday said Sushant Singh Rajput's father K.K. Singh has accused six people, including Chakraborty for abetment to suicide in his complaint (FIR number 241/20). The police is investigating the case."
According to sources a four-member police team from Patna has left for Mumbai to investigate the claims made in the FIR.
Meanwhile, Sushant's sister Shweta Singh Kirti has responded as to why the family has not demanded a CBI enquiry into the matter yet. She replied to a fan's query on social media by saying, "We were waiting for Mumbai police to finish the investigation and come up with their reports."
Several organisations have been demanding CBI probe into the matter as the death of the actor has literally opened a can of worms with nepotism charges, groupism and lobbying in Bollywood coming to the fore with many people coming out of closets with their claims of being sidelined by a selected group.
So far, around 40 people have already recorded their statements, including director-producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali, filmmaker Aditya Chopra, director Mukesh Chhabra, filmmaker Shekhar Kapoor, film critic Rajeev Masand, director Mahesh Bhatt among others.
Chakraborty's statement was recorded at Bandra Police Station on June 18, four days after Sushant's demise.
"#SushantSinghRajput 's father, #KKSingh has registered an FIR against Actress #RheaChakraborty in #Patna. He has alleged that Rhea took money from Sushant and instigated him to commit suicide. Sushant and Rhea dated for a while before the actor died by suicide on June 14," trade analyst Ramesh Bala tweeted from his verified account on Tuesday evening.
Bollywood actor Shekhar Suman, who has been actively voicing his demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into Sushant's death, tweeted from an unverified account on Tuesday evening: "Case filed against Rhea and her family under section 306 for abetment to suicide..also section 340 and 342.#CBICantBeDeniedForSSR"
"Good news coming in..Presumably, the cops from Patna are in Bombay already after an FIR has been filed by Sushanr's family and a SIT has been formed to investigate the matter. #CBICantBeDeniedForSSR #justiceforsushanthforum," Suman mentioned in a separate tweet. (With inputs from IANS)