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Sushant Death Case LIVE Updates: Rhea isn't missing, says actress' lawyer

Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case: New twists and turns are coming in every day ever since late actor's father K.K Singh filed a 6-page long FIR against his son's then-current girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty. ED will probe into the money laundering in regard to the transfer of Rs 15 crore. Catch all the updates related to the actor's death here.

India TV Entertainment Desk India TV Entertainment Desk
New Delhi Updated on: August 20, 2020 21:10 IST

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case has gained momentum. New twists and turns are coming in front of the Bihar police who are also investigating the matter now. It all happened when the late actor's father K.K Singh filed a 6-page long FIR against his son's then-current girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty. A lot of people have been re-investigated by the police in the case including director Rumi Jaffery, actor's cook, personal staff, etc. However, Rhea and her family are nowhere to be found. The 'Jalebi' actress on Friday came out in the public light and claimed that 'truth shall prevail." Meanwhile, a tug of war between the Bihar and the Mumbai Police seems to have taken place. Senior Bihar Police officer Vinay Tiwari, who arrived in Mumbai on Sunday to assist the state police team probing the death of the Bollywood actor denied any lack of coordination between the two police forces. Catch all the updates related to the actor's death here:

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  • 10:07 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Did not get any complaint from Sushant Singh Rajput's family in Feb: Mumbai Police

    The Mumbai Police on Monday rejected the claim made by late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's father that the family had filed a written complaint on February 25 apprehending a threat to his son's life. Rajput's father, K K Singh, has said they had filed a written complaint on February 25 at the Bandra Police station, nearly four months before his death, stating that the actor's life was in danger.

  • 7:37 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Bihar Police urges BMC to free senior IPS officer Vinay Tiwari from quarantine

    Bihar Police on Monday urged Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to release its senior IPS officer Vinay Tiwari from the 14-day quarantine and allow him to smoothly carry out investigation into actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death. The state police wrote a letter to the civic body protesting its move against its senior officer, who was specifically sent to Mumbai on Sunday to probe allegations of abetment to suicide raised by the late actor's father.

  • 6:59 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Sushant Singh Rajput's father KK Singh speaks up

     “On February 25, I informed Bandra Police that he’s in danger. He died on June 14 and I asked them to act against people named in my February 25 complaint. No action was taken even 40 days after his death. So I filed FIR in Patna, " says Sushant Singh Rajput's father KK Singh in a video statement.

  • 6:56 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    ED quizzes CA Sandeep Sridhar in Sushant case

    Days after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) registered a money laundering case involving the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, a team of the investigative agency reached the residence of Chartered Accountant Sandeep Sridhar.

    According to a top ED official, Sridhar, the long time Chartered Accountant of Sushant Singh Rajput is being questioned about the financial transactions of the late actor.

    The official also said that the agency has summoned Sushant's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty's CA Ritesh Shah for questioning on Tuesday at its office in Mumbai.

    The action comes in the wake of a case registered by the ED on Friday against Rhea and her family members.

    The ED has registered a money laundering case over transactions worth Rs 15 crore related to the alleged suicide of Sushant.

  • 6:53 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Maharashtra government seeks legal opinion on Bihar police investigation in Sushant case

    Amid the logjam between Bihar Police and Mumbai Police over probing the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, The Maharashtra government said the Bihar Police does not have the right to investigate. According to the legal opinion given by the legal experts to the Maharashtra government, the case is not under the jurisdiction of the Bihar Police. 

  • 6:38 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Sushant's former domestic help Akhilesh opens up

    Sushant Singh Rajput's former domestic help Akhilesh spoke to India TV and said that everyone has some trouble or the other in their lives and Sushant also went through some difficult times, but there was no hint of depression. I left the job during the lockdown as Sushant sir told me to relax and my salary check was given to me by Shruti Modi. 

    Akhilesh said that Rhea also used to order Akhilesh for work but Akhilesh used to say that I used to listen to sir because he was the one who hired me. Akhilesh used to give food and medicines to Sushant. Akhilesh further said that he was surprised to hear the news of Sushant's suicide, then he spoke to Neeraj on the phone as Neeraj was at home.

  • 6:25 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Minister of State for Home Shambhuraj Desai on Sushant Singh Rajput case

    The Bihar police officer has been quarantined by the BMC as per the quarantine rule and the Mumbai Police Sushant Singh case is doing their investigation. The government is not protecting anyone and the culprits will not be spared, said Minister of State for Home Shambhuraj Desai on Monday.

  • 5:03 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Sushant Singh Rajput case echoes in Bihar assembly

    Raising the issue in the House, Neeraj Kumar Bablu, MLA and brother of late Sushant Singh Rajput, said that the Maharashtra Police is not cooperating with Bihar Police which has gone to Mumbai to probe the alleged suicide case. He said that the investigation would not be carried out properly in such a situation. He said, "The way in which Maharashtra Police misbehaved with Bihar Police is before the entire country."

    "The country has seen the way in which the Bihar police team was treated in Mumbai. When Bihar Police IPS officer Vinay Tiwari was sent to Mumbai for investigation, he was forcibly quarantined. It is clear that the investigation is not being done properly by Mumbai Police," he added.

    Neeraj Kumar Bablu said that there should be a CBI inquiry into the matter.

    Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav also supported MLA Bablu. He said that the RJD has been with Sushant Singh Rajput's family since the beginning.

    Yadav said that the Bihar government should take it seriously at the way Mumbai Police and the Maharashtra Government are mishandling the case.

  • 3:58 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer says actress is not absconding

    Actress Rhea Chakraborty is not absconding, her lawyer has clarified after several reports claimed that she has gone missing over the past few days. "The contention of Bihar Police that Rhea Chakraborty is missing is not correct. Her statement has been recorded by Mumbai police. She's cooperated with police as and when called," shared the actress's advocate Satish Maneshinde.

    "Till today no notice or summons has been received by her from Bihar Police and they have no Jurisdiction to investigate the case. She has filed proceedings in the SC. She has sought transfer of the case to Mumbai. The case is Sub Judice," Maneshinde added.

  • 1:54 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Param Bir Singh on money transfer in Rhea Chakraborty's account: Still probing

    Bihar Police FIR says Rs 15 cr were siphoned off from Sushant's account. During the probe, we found he had Rs 18 cr in his account of which around Rs 4.5 cr are still there. Till now no direct transfer to Rhea Chakraborty's account found, still probing.

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  • 1:51 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Mumbai commissioner: Sushant had bipolar disorder

    t has come to surface that he had bipolar disorder, he was undergoing treatment and taking medicines for it. What circumstances led to his death is the subject of our investigation.

  • 1:48 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    All angles are being investigated: Param Bir Singh, Mumbai Commissioner of Police

    Till now statements of 56 people have been recorded, all angles are being investigated be it a professional rivalry, financial transactions or health.

  • 1:46 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Mumbai commissioner's statement on actor's family

    Sushant's father, sister and brother in law's statement were recorded on June 16. At that moment, they didn't raise any suspicion neither they complained about any lapse in our investigation.

  • 1:45 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Can't comment about her whereabouts: Param Bir Singh, Commissioner of Police on Rhea Chakraborty

    Param Bir Singh, Commissioner of Police, while talking about Rhea Chakraborty said, "#RheaChakroborty was one of the 56 people questioned by Mumbai police. Her statement was recorded twice & she was called to the police station several times. I can't comment about her whereabouts: Param Bir Singh, Commissioner of Police, Mumbai on #SushantSinghRajputDeathCase."

  • 12:47 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Sanjay Raut on Sushant case: Mumbai Police is capable of conducting the probe on its own

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said, "f Mumbai Police is already investigating the case, so anyone not related to Maharashtra govt and not related to the case should not comment on it as Mumbai Police is capable of conducting the probe on its own."

  • 12:36 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    No party at Sushant's home on June 13: Mumbai Police Chief

    Setting all speculation to rest, Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh on Monday said there was no party at the home of Sushant Singh Raput on June 13, the day before he was found dead.

    "The Mumbai Police is investigating the case thoroughly, from all possible angles, including his family members, friends, doctors and others, besides the details of the financial transaction of Sushant's bank accounts," Singh said.

  • 12:32 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Sushant Singh Rajput Case: Investigation is in right direction

    Mumbai Police investigation is progressing in the right direction, in a professional manner: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Sushant Singh Rajput Case.

    (Sachin)

  • 11:55 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Sanjay Nirupam tweets his views on the matter

    Taking to the micro-blogging website, he wrote, "लगता है, #BMC और मुंबई पुलिस पगला गए हैं। सुशांत सिंह मृत्यू कांड की जाँच करने आए IPS अफसर तिवारी को 15 अगस्त तक क्वारंटीन  कर दिया।जाँच कैसे होगी ? मुख्यमंत्री तत्काल हस्तक्षेप करें।तिवारी को रिलीज कराएँ और जाँच में मदद करें वरना मुंबई पुलिस पर शक और बढ़ेगा।#SushanSinghRajput."

  • 11:15 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    BMC: A team guided Vinay Tiwari to apply for exemption in home quarantine period

    Speaking on Vinay Tiwari's quarantine, BMC said, "Administration got info of arrival of a Bihar Police officer y'day. Being a domestic air traveller, he needed to be guided for home quarantine as per state govt notification of May25. A team guided him to apply for exemption in home quarantine period as per govt notification."

  • 10:35 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    CM Nitish Kumar on Patna SP Binay Tiwari quarantined: It is not right

  • 10:30 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inquired about quarantine of Patna SP Vinay Tiwari

    The information about the quarantine of Patna SP Vinay Tiwari was given to the chief minister by DGP Gupteshwar Pandey. The spoke for about 20 minuted during which Nitish Kumar got a detailed information of what happened.

  • 10:22 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Mumbai BJP blames Maharashtra government over Bihar IPS quarantined issue

    BJP leader in Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), Vinod Mishra condemned Patna SSP's forcible quarantine in Mumbai. "I condemn this incident. I would like to ask Maharashtra Chief Minister and Home Minister that the entire country wants to solve Sushant Singh Rajput's death mystery. Bihar Police officials have been coming to Mumbai nowadays in connection with this case but you are not supporting them. You did not quarantine them but when an IPS officer came ahead to solve this case, he was forcibly quarantined. It is clear that the government doesn't want to solve the mystery behind his suicide and therefore CBI investigation is necessary."

    (Nitish Chandra, Sachin Chaudhary)

     

  • 10:08 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey on Vinay Tiwari quarantined: I don't have more to say on this

    Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey on Patna Superintendent of Police Binay Tiwari quarantined in Mumbai: We do not have to say anything on this, we have tweeted what we want to say. We are trying to talk to the DGP there. What is the situation you people are seeing, what is left to speak now?

  • 9:35 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Patna SP quarantined as per guidelines for domestic arrivals at Mumbai Airport: BMC

  • 8:15 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Actor's sim cards weren't registered in his name

  • 8:14 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Sushant's personal staff member on how the actor changed after meeting Rhea Chakraborty

    Ankit Acharya, Sushant's personal staff member revealed that he worked with him for 3 years from 2017 to 2019 July. Sushant's behavior was not like this when I was with him. Earlier, Rhea was not that close to him but overtook everything when we left the job. Before her, he was a very lively person and loved to talk about the moon after waking up. He used to visit his close friends and party with them. He was planning to launch a virtual reality game and also spoke about farming. He even took us to his farmhouse and said that he would take a break of four months. 

    (Namrata Dubey)

  • 8:12 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Statement of Kushal Zaveri recorded

    Bihar police record the statement of Kushal Zaveri who is one of the friends of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Earlier, Mumbai Police had also recorded Kushal's statement.

    (Reported by Rajesh Kumar)

  • 8:06 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Shweta Singh Kirti expresses disppointment

    After the news of his 'forceful quarantine' of Vinay Tiwari, the IPS officer from Patna spread, Sushant's sister Shweta Singh Kirti expressed her shock and disappointment over the non-cooperation of Mumbai Police through a video.

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  • 6:51 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh condemns CBI probe demand

    "The case is now being politicised for political gains. The Mumbai Police is investigating the matter thoroughly and it is capable of getting at the truth," Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said.

  • 6:50 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Choreographer Ganesh Hiwarkar opens up on actor's death

    Sushant Singh Rajput's choreographer friend Ganesh Hiwarkar revealed that it was Sushant who had stopped him from committing suicide. He wondered how such a person could commit suicide himself. He said he suspects foul play in the matter and sought CBI inquiry into the case.

     

  • 6:49 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Patna IPS officer probing case 'forcibly quarantined' in Mumbai: DGP

    Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey on Sunday charged that Vinay Tiwari, the IPS officer from Patna who is in Mumbai to probe a case related to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput''s death, has been "forcibly quarantined" by civic authorities in the metropolis. "IPS officer Vinay Tiwari reached Mumbai today from Patna on official duty to lead the police team there but he has been forcibly quarantined by BMC officials at 11 PM today," Bihar Director General of Police (DGP) Pandey tweeted.

     

  • 6:47 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Bihar police looking for Rajput's flatmate Sidhharth Pithani

    Bihar police is looking for Sushant Singh Rajputs flatmate Siddharth Pithani to record his statement in the actor's death case but has failed to locate
    him so far, a top state police officer said on Sunday. Pithani is a creative content manager and flatmate of the late actor who was found dead at his Bandra apartment in Mumbai on June 14. Bihar police is looking for Siddharth Pithani to record his statement as he used to stay with the actor.

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