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CBI to investigate any link between Disha and Sushant Singh Rajput's death | UPDATES

The CBI on Friday formally launched a probe into the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. A after landing in Mumbai along with a CFSL team, the central agency by afternoon had already met with the Mumbai Police, collected documents, including Sushant's diary, laptop and mobile and also interrogated a few of the key witnesses. Two months and a week since Sushant was found dead at his Bandra home, the CBI team has sped up the investigation after the Supreme Court's nod on Wednesday to the federal agency probe. The CBI team is expected to camp in Mumbai for 10 days, and they have their plans ready as they grouped into several teams, each with its task deliniated.

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New Delhi Updated on: August 22, 2020 7:02 IST
Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case Updates
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Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case Updates

The CBI on Friday formally launched a probe into the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. After landing in Mumbai along with a CFSL team, the central agency by afternoon had already met with the Mumbai Police, collected documents, including Sushant's diary, laptop and mobile and also interrogated a few of the key witnesses. Two months and a week since Sushant was found dead at his Bandra home, the CBI team has sped up the investigation after the Supreme Court's nod on Wednesday to the federal agency probe. The CBI team is expected to camp in Mumbai for 10 days, and they have their plans ready as they grouped into several teams, each with its task deliniated.

Led by SIT official Nupur Prasad, the central agency team arrived at the office of the Bandra DCP earlier and met the Mumbai Police officers, who have been handling the investigation. According to official sources, the CBI sleuths were given a detailed briefing on the current case status by Mumbai Police. The team of CBI officials from Delhi, who along with the forensic team that landed here on Thursday, took over the case documents, all evidence collected so far, statements recorded till date, among other details from the Mumbai Police first thing in the morning. The agency has formed four or five small teams -- one will liaise with police, another take the crime spot probe, the others will do the field probes, witnesses, and interrogation.

Sushant Singh Rajput family is happy about the CBI probe in the actor's death case. The late actor's sister Shweta Singh Kirti expressed that she has faith in the investigation now and tweeted, "#CBIInMumbai The whole world has relentlessly fought for CBI Enquiry and now it is the responsibility of CBI to uphold our trust in them, we have full faith that CBI will most definitely bring the truth out and justice will be served. #CBIForSSR"

Meanwhile, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has questioned many people related to Sushant's personal and professional life to attain information about his financial status and money laundering. Till date, ED has recorded statements of Sushant's father KK Singh, sister Meetu singh, girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty and her father and brother Showik, actor's former manager Shruti Modi, house manager Samuel Miranda, his personal staff Ritesh Mewati and Dipesh Sawant, his CA Sandeep Sridhar, Rhea's CA Ritesh Shah and filmmaker Rumi Jaffery. ED had also seized Rhea, her father and her brother's mobile phones and other gadgets.

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  • 10:04 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team probing #SushantSinghRajput case, leaves from Bandra Police Station

  • 9:02 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Rhea Chakraborty not seeking bail in Patna: Lawyer

    Actress Rhea Chakraborty is not seeking anticipatory bail in Patna, her lawyer has clarified. There was a report doing the rounds in sections of the media that suggested that the actress might apply for bail in a civil court in Patna. When IANS reached out to Rhea's lawyer Satish Maneshinde to check if it is true, he responded with a message saying, "No".

  • 7:53 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    AIIMS forensic team to analyze Sushant Singh Rajput case reports and give a medico-legal opinion.

  • 7:25 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    CBI will investigate any link between Disha and Sushant Singh Rajput's death

  • 6:36 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Two police officials visited the residence of #SushantSinghRajput in Bandra, earlier today

  • 6:35 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Rhea going to mortuary is very suspicious as she had no relationship with Sushant Singh on day of his death. Mumbai police will have to answer how did they allow her to enter before postmortem. There's possibility of tampering with evidence: Lawyer of Sushant Singh Rajput's father

  • 6:21 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    According to sources, the CBI wants to know from the policemen who reached Sushant Singh's house on June 14 that when he saw actor's body, did they at first glance believe it to be a suicide, or did he paid attention to some other angle as well. What did they do at that time?

    -Abhay Parashar

     

  • 4:44 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    CBI is unable to connect with Siddharth Pithani and Dipesh Sawant as their phones are switched off. 

  • 4:40 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    The CBI's SIT in Mumbai can investigate the crime scene in the next two to three days. Meanwhile, a team can visit Sushant's house this evening. In the next few days, the CBI SIT along with forensic experts will investigate the atopy report, crime scene, photographs, and videos. After analyzing the crime scene, the forensic team will go back to Delhi and conduct several tests in the CFSL. Among the forensic experts who have come with CBI's SIT, the Photo Expert and Scientific Aid Division is from the CFSL Delhi Unit, the rest are from the Forensic Expert Technical Forensic Expert CFSL Delhi Unit. Mumbai police will re-examine the samples taken by SIT crime scene, photograph, video, autopsy, recreation.

    -Abhay Parashar

     

     

  • 4:30 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Kushal Zaveri shares throwback photo with late actor

    Kushal Zaveri, one of the directors of the popular daily soap Pavitra Rishta, which made Sushant Singh Rajput a household name, has shared a throwback picture on Instagram. The picture features the late actor with his ex-girlfriend, actress Ankita Lokhande, and close friend Mahesh Shetty besides Zaveri.

  • 2:29 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    ED recording statement of Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Priyanka Singh

    Enforcement Directorate (ED) is recording the statement of Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Priyanka Singh, who was a nominee in his bank account: ED officials

  • 1:55 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    CBI reaches Sushant's apartment

    CBI team reaches Sushant Singh Rajput's Bandra apartment where the actor was allegedly found hanging by the fan on June 14.

  • 1:54 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    ED is investigating the professional angle of Rhea's Europe tour

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) officers are looking into the money trail investigation in connection to the case of the death of Sushant Singh Rajput. According to the ED Source, major information about Rhea and Sushant's Europe trip has surfaced.

    ED has come to know that Rhea traveled to five countries in Europe during her one-month Europe tour and also met some unknown people in the meantime. Her brother Showik was also present with the actress during these meetings but Sushant was not in these three meetings. The ED is investigating whether Rhea's Europe tour was private or professional and if it was private then why did Rhea take her brother along with them. If it was a financial deal with anyone in Europe tour, did it happen or not?

  • 1:29 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    The Mumbai Police has handed over several important documents to the CBI. It consists of 3 mobile phones, laptops, blankets, bedsheets, clothes worn by Sushant on June 14, cloth by which he allegedly hung himself, juice mug, plate, all other documents, case diary included.

    Apart from this, CCTV footage of June 13 and 14 has also been handed over to the CBI.

  • 1:28 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Today, if the post mortem report and viscera report are received, CBI will recreate the crime scene at the actor's Bandra apartmnet. But the report has not been received by the Kalina Forensic team yet and neither team members have been able to meet the CBI. If the report is not received today, the crime scene will be recreated tomorrow.

  • 1:26 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    According to sources, CBI will also record the statement of former DCP of Bandra, Paramjit Singh Dahiya. DCP Paramjit Singh Dahiya was asked by Sushant's brother-in-law OP Singh to take action against Rhea whereas the DCP had asked Singh to file a written complaint against Rhea.

    (Abhay Parashar)

  • 12:03 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    CBI calls Samuel Miranda for questioning

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has called Sushant Singh Rajput's housekeeping manager Samuel Miranda for questioning. 

  • 11:49 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    CBI team investigating #SushantSinghRajput case, moves from the office of DCP Zone 9 Abhishek Trimukhe, to Bandra Police station. Some documents also being brought to the Police Station.

  • 11:47 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    According to CBI sources, CBI is in touch with Mumbai Police for Sushant's death case. Today's focus of CBI  team is whether death is a murder or suicide, how does Rhea benefit from Sushant's death? Who benefits from Sushant's death?

    CBI has summoned investigating officer of the Sushant death case and has asked Mumbai police to call eyewitnesses present on the scene on the day of Sushant's death. The person who opened the lock has also been asked to appear before CBI.

    CBI team is studying the post mortem report of Sushant Singh Rajput

    (Abhay Parashar)

  • 11:41 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Sushant's family lawyer Vikas Singh questions post mortem report

    Sushant Singh Rajput's family lawyer Vikas Singh questions post mortem report by Cooper Hospital and asks why the time of death is not mentioned. He also asks why so much carelessness while reporting a high-profile case. Singh further claims that nominating Cooper Hospital for post mortem is questionable s it has a history of 'controversial' cases.

  • 11:04 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Neeraj was planning to go to Delhi

    CBI has taken Sushant Singh Rajput's cook Neeraj to their guesthouse for questioning. Sources reveal that Neeraj was planning to go to Delhi from Mumbai and had told his friend about it. Last evening, CBI team contacted Neeraj and asked him to give his statement today. 

  • 10:49 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    CBI team reaches Bandra Police Station

    The CBI team has reached the Bandra Police Station where they will receive Sushant's death case diary, autopsy reports, photographs, statements, post mortem reports and others for examination.

  • 10:40 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    CBI investigating Rhea's brother Showik's statements

    Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has begun its investigation in Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. The CBI team is examining the late actor's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty's brother Showik's statements given to Mumbai Police during the earlier investigation. The team can question Showik again as well.

    Showik was also a business partner in Sushant's company. He had also gone to the Europe trip with Rhea and Sushant after which the actor was allegedly battling depression.

  • 10:14 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    A meeting of CBI officers, who arrived from Delhi yesterday, is underway at airforce transit facility in Santacruz, Mumbai: Sources

    (ANI)

  • 10:10 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    CBI brings Sushant's former staff member Neeraj to guest house

    The CBI team, that arrived in Mumbai late yesterday evening, brought a witness to the guesthouse where they are staying, for questioning in Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. The identity of the witness is said to be the actor's former staff member Neeraj.

  • 8:59 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    CBI's SIT Plan of Action in Sushant Singh Rajput's Death case

    # CBI's SIT in Mumbai can investigate the crime scene in the next two to three days. The team can go to Sushant Singh Rajput's house by this evening.

    # In the next few days, the SIT of the CBI team will investigate the autopsy report, crime scene, photographs, videos along with forensic experts. After analyzing the crime scene, the forensic team will go back to Delhi and conduct several tests in the CFSL.

    # Among the forensic experts who have come up with CBI's SIT are Photo Experts and Scientific Aid Division from CFSL Delhi Unit, rest of forensic experts are from Technical Forensic Expert CFSL Delhi Unit.

    # SIT will re-examine the samples taken by the Mumbai Police like crime scene, photograph, video, autopsy.

    (Abhay Parashar)

  • 8:51 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Sushant's sister Shweta Singh Kirti organises #GayatriMantra4SSR

    Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti invites 'Warriors For SSR' to join the Global prayer meet and recite Gayatri Month on 22nd August along with the actor's family and friends. She has also appealed to the CBI to expedite the investigation

    She tweeted, "#GayatriMantra4SSR  Gayatri Mantra helps in purification. Let’s all pray that the negativity is destroyed and God bestows us with the courage to fight for the right! #Warriors4SSR #JusticeForSSR #FaithInCBI #GlobalPrayers4SSR"

  • 6:43 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Sushant's special moments with his family (VIDEO)

    A video has surfaced the internet featuring Sushant Singh Rajput's special moments with his family including his sisters and niece, nephews. The video has been shared by a Twitter account in the late actor's sister Shweta Singh Kirti's name. The caption read, "कोई ढूंढने भी आए तो, हमें ना ढूंढ पाए तू मुझे कहीं छुपा दे, मैं तुझे कहीं छुपा दूं ,मेरे दिल में आज क्या है ,तू कह दे मैं बता दूं"

    Another video of Sushant shows the actor feeding birds on a beach. The caption read, "जाएं जिंदगी हम तीरे हाथों से नाम मारे  जाएं,अब जमीन पर कोई गौतम न मोहम्मद न मसीह, आसमानोंसे नए लोग उतारे जाए वो जो मौजूद नहीं है उस की मदद चाहते हैं ,वो जो सुनता  ही नहीं उस को पुकारे जाएं हम की नादान जुआरी है सभी जानते हैं दिल की बाजी हो तो जी जान से हार जाए"

  • 6:39 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Sushant's sister expresses trust on CBI probe

    As CBI's SIT arrived in Mumbai on Thursday late evening ad began their investigation, Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti expressed that she has faith in their investigation. She tweeted, "#CBIInMumbai The whole world has relentlessly fought for CBI Enquiry and now it is the responsibility of CBI to uphold our trust in them, we have full faith that CBI will most definitely bring the truth out and justice will be served. #CBIForSSR"

  • 6:34 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    CBI's SIT arrived Mumbai late on Thursday

    CBI's SIT arrived in Mumbai late on Thursday to take over the investigation of Sushant Singh Rajput's mysterious suicide. The team will work in two units. One will take into account the case diary, forensic report, bank statements, and other reports received by Mumbai Police. The other unit will re-examine Sushant's flat with CFSL and once again find all the clues from there, besides preparing for re-creation and dummy test. According to sources, SP Nupur Prasad himself will also visit Sushant's flat.

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