Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his Bandra residence on June 14, 2020. Ever since Mumbai Police has been undergoing an investigation in the matter and was probing his family, friends, and industry counterparts.
However, the suicide case took a new turn after it emerged on Tuesday that his father K.K. Singh has filed an FIR in the Rajiv Nagar police station here accusing actress Rhea Chakraborty of abetment to suicide.
The actress has admitted to being the late actor's girlfriend in an open letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah pleading for a CBI probe in the matter. The FIR is 6-page long and has many serious allegations against the Jalebi actress. Sanjay Singh, Inspector General, Patna Central Zone said that the FIR registered against Rhea Chakraborty under allegations under various sections, including abetment of suicide, on the complaint of Sushant Singh Rajput's father.
Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer Anandini Fernandes was spotted entering and leaving the actress' house in Mumbai on Tuesday.
The actor's father said that when =Rhea felt that the money in Sushant's account was running out and he was no longer of any use, she left all her belongings with Sushant's flat.
FIR alleges that Rhea changed Sushant's mobile number so that his family couldn't connect to him. KK Singh said that his son was cheated and was held, hostage.
Sushant's father claimed that Rhea used his son's success as a ladder to propel her own Bollywood career. Not only this he even said that she exploited Sushant financially and compelled him to keep a distance from his own family.
Sushant's father has alleged Rhea of breaching Sushant's trust, cheating him, and driving the actor to commit suicide. Sushant's father has also claimed that Rhea threatened Sushant of revealing the details of his apparent mental illness to the media.
Chakraborty had earlier disclosed that she received rape and murder threats on social media over the actor's death and added that she "only wanted to understand what prompted him to take the step".
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.
"Good news coming in..Presumably, the cops from Patna are in Bombay already after an FIR has been filed by Sushanr's family and an SIT has been formed to investigate the matter. CBICantBeDeniedForSSR justiceforsushanthforum," Suman mentioned in a separate tweet.
"Sushant Singh Rajput's father, KKSingh has registered an FIR against Actress Rhea Chakraborty 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.
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. Source: Indiatv