Aug 03, 2020 10:07 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 7:37 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 6:59 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 6:56 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 6:53 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 6:38 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 6:25 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 5:03 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 3:58 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 1:54 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 1:51 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 1:48 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 1:46 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 1:45 PM (IST)
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."
Aug 03, 2020 12:47 PM (IST)
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."
Aug 03, 2020 12:36 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 12:32 PM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 11:55 AM (IST)
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."
Aug 03, 2020 11:15 AM (IST)
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."
Aug 03, 2020 10:35 AM (IST)
CM Nitish Kumar on Patna SP Binay Tiwari quarantined: It is not right
Aug 03, 2020 10:30 AM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 10:22 AM (IST)
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)
Aug 03, 2020 10:08 AM (IST)
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?
Aug 03, 2020 9:35 AM (IST)
Patna SP quarantined as per guidelines for domestic arrivals at Mumbai Airport: BMC
Aug 03, 2020 8:15 AM (IST)
Actor's sim cards weren't registered in his name
Aug 03, 2020 8:14 AM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 8:12 AM (IST)
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)
Aug 03, 2020 8:06 AM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 6:51 AM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 6:50 AM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 6:49 AM (IST)
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.
Aug 03, 2020 6:47 AM (IST)
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.