Mumbai: An FIR has been lodged against actor Rhea Chakraborty and six others under various sections, including abetment of suicide, on the complaint of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s father in Patna, said Sanjay Singh, Inspector General, Patna Central Zone. A four-member team has been sent to Mumbai. The team will collect case diary and other important documents from Mumbai Police, the official added.
The ‘Dil Bechara’ actor’s father KK Singh lodged an FIR with Rajiv Nagar police station under various sections of IPC including 306 (abetment of suicide) on July, Additional SHO Jogendra Kumar told a national daily.
The case has been lodged under various sections of IPC including 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement), 380 (theft in dwelling house), 406 (punishment for criminal breach of trust), 420 (Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) and 306 (abetment of suicide).
Rhea Chakraborty has been in the news for being the alleged girlfriend of the 34-year-old actor, who committed suicide on 14 June by hanging himself in his apartment in suburban Bandra.
Earlier today Dharma Productions CEO Apoorva Mehta went to Amboli police station in Mumbai to record his statement in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, an official said.
Rajput had worked with the production house of Karan Johar in the 2019 film “Drive”.
Mumbai Police on Monday recorded filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt’s statement in connection with Rajput’s death.
The police have so far recorded statements of 40 people, including those of Rajput’s family members, his cook, Bollywood personalities including Sanjay Leela Bhansali, film critic Rajeev Masand, actor Sanjana Sanghi, the actor’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, casting director Shanoo Sharma, filmmaker Mukesh Chhabra, and Aditya Chopra of Yash Raj Films.
Sushant’s father has made a serious charge against Rhea and her family. He has alleged that she had kept Sushant away from his family and completely in her possession. She was also handling his bank account. It was also reported that crores of rupees were withdrawn from his bank account.”