Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s pal Rhea Chakraborty has informed the Supreme Court docket that she lived with him for a 12 months and shifted on June 8 — simply six days earlier than the 34-year-old as discovered useless in his Mumbai home. Sushant Rajput’s household has accused Ms Chakraborty of fraud and abetment to suicide, and a case has been filed towards her in Patna.
In a petition to hunt a switch of the case towards her from Patna to Mumbai — a duplicate of which is with NDTV — Ms Chakraborty stated she and the actor have been in a live-in relationship for a 12 months until June 8, after which she had briefly shifted to her residence. The actor, Ms Chakraborty stated in her petition, was affected by despair.
Sushant Rajput was discovered useless in his residence six days later, on June 14. The police suspected it was a case of suicide.
The loss of life triggered enormous controversy amid allegations of nepotism within the movie trade that admits no outsiders. In course of the investigation by the Maharashtra police, greater than 40 folks — together with Rhea Chakraborty, director-producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali, filmmaker Aditya Chopra, director Mukesh Chhabra, filmmaker Shekhar Kapoor and movie critic Rajeev Masand — have already been questioned.
Sushant Rajput’s household, nonetheless, filed a case in Patna. Unofficially, a few of them claimed that they haven’t any religion within the Maharashtra police which is hand-in-glove with celebrities. A case was additionally filed towards Rhea Chakraborty following a grievance by Sushant Rajput’s father.
Ms Chakraborty has argued that the case was concocted by actor’s father to harass her. Within the petition, she additionally stated she fears he would affect the investigation by the Bihar police and the trial because the native authorities are hand-in-glove with him.
Sushant Rajput’s father KK Rajput, a member of the Bihar police, has substantial affect and he or she can be unable to get truthful and simply trial, she stated.
Within the grievance filed towards her, the bereaved household has accused Ms Chakraborty and relations of financially dishonest Sushant Rajput, subjecting him to psychological harassment and driving him to suicide.
The First Data Report filed towards her mentions a “suspicious transaction” price Rs 15 crore, thart has drawn the eye of the Enforcement Directorate, which is now wanting right into a attainable cash laundering angle.
Within the First Data Report, Mr Rajput contended that his son misplaced his film contracts and developed despair after he met Ms Chakraborty.
“When Rhea knew my son had psychological well being points she didn’t stand by him, she took away all of the papers and left my son alone which pushed his to suicide,” Ms Chakraborty, he additionally alleged, had threatened to destroy his profession when he needed to begin natural farming in Coorg.
“I attempted many occasions to succeed in out to my son and discuss to him however Rhea and her associates and relations didn’t permit me to speak to my son,” his grievance stated.