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Sushant's Death Case: Rhea Chakraborty approaches SC with a fresh plea alleging media trial | UPDATES

Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case Update: Rhea Chakraborty has approached Supreme Court with a fresh plea alleging media trial and attempts to pronounce her guilty for the death of the actor.

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New Delhi Updated on: August 11, 2020 0:09 IST
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Actress Rhea Chakraborty has approached the Supreme Court with a fresh plea alleging media trial and attempts to pronounce her guilty for the death of the actor. Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Mumbai apartment on June 14 this year. The actor died by suicide and was found hanging at his residence. The actor's father KK Singh has filed an FIR against his then-current girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, accusing her of abetment to suicide. and money laundering. The actress then filed a petition in the Supreme court seeking transfer of investigation to Mumbai from Bihar. Meanwhile, Sushant's death case has been transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Enforcement Directorate (ED) has also been questioning people related to the actor in the money laundering case. On Friday, ED questioned Rhea Chakraborty for several hours and now, the actress has appeared before them today as well. Along with Rhea, her father Indrajit Chakraborty, her brother Showik Chakraborty and Sushant's close friend Siddharth Pithani have also been summoned to appear today.

Shruti Modi, Sushant's former business manager and Ritesh Shah, Rhea's CA, have also reached the ED office today for questioning. Enforcement Directorate will record statements of all of them together.

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Shruti Modi at ED office

On Sunday, WhatsApp chat has also gone viral on the internet in which Sushant is seen calling her sister 'pure evil' and 'manipulative.' As per an IANS report, Rhea's legal team shared the messages which state that the late actor believed his sister is manipulating 'Sid Bhai,' referring to either his sister's husband Siddharth or his friend and roommate Siddharth Pithani.

The chat also shows Sushant praising Rhea's family, calling them 'epic.' "Your family is very epic. Showik is compassionate and you too who are mine, you are a sufficient cause for the inevitable change and respite globally. Behind these important changes. It will be a pleasure for me to be around you folks Cheers my friend for being a rockstar," he wrote.

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  • 10:58 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    The ED recorded the statement of Rhea for the second time while her father was questioned for the first time. The ED also recorded the statement of Rhea's brother for the third time on Monday.

    Besides Rhea's family members, the ED also questioned Sushant's flatmate Siddharth Pithani and Rhea's ex-manager Shruti Modi. According to the probe agency officials, the ED quizzed Rhea about the electronic evidence in connection with the case and is also investigating the phone records of conversations between Rhea, her father and her brother.

  • 9:29 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Rhea Chakraborty and brother leave ED office

    India Tv - Rhea Chakraborty and brother leave ED office

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    Rhea Chakraborty and brother leave ED office

    India Tv - Rhea Chakraborty leaves ED office

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    Rhea Chakraborty leaves ED office

  • 6:52 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Sushant Death Case

    BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Monday tweeted that, according to ambulance staff who carried the body of Sushant Singh Rajput to hospital from his residence, the feet of the late actor was twisted below the ankle.

    The veteran politician in his tweet has also taken a dig at the five doctors who performed Sushant's autopsy.

    "CBI will find it worthwhile to grill the Dr. R.C. Cooper Muncipal Hospital the five doctors who did the autopsy. According to the Ambulance staff that took SSR's body to the hospital, SSR's feet was twisted below his ankle (as if it was broken). Case is unravelling!!" tweeted Swamy on Monday evening.

  • 6:28 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Swara Bhasker: Rhea being subjected to a bizarre, dangerous media trial

    Rhea Chakraborty is being subjected to a dangerous media trial in the Sushant Singh Rajput case, feels Swara Bhasker. "Rhea is being subjected to a bizarre & dangerous media trial fuel led by hugely problematic impulses of mob justice. I hope the Hon'ble #SupremeCourt will pay heed & take fake news spinners & conspiracy theorists like Repooplic, Poopindia & others to task. Let the law decide," Swara tweeted.

  • 4:18 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Rhea Chakraborty approaches SC with a fresh plea alleging media trial

    Rhea Chakraborty files additional affidavit in SC and complains of media unfairly holding a trial and pronouncing her guilty for actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death. Accused Rhea says though actors Ashutosh Bhakre and Sameer Sharma too have committed suicide like Rajpu in the last 30 days, there is not even a whisper in media about these cases. Rhea says Rajput's case is being blown out of proportions because of impending elections in Bihar and that purportedly the FIR at Patna was registered because Bihar CM got involved in the registration of FIR.

     

  • 4:18 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    I have no problem if Supreme Court transfers this case to CBI : Rhea Chakraborty

    Rhea Chakraborty says registration of FIR at Patna by Rajput's father was without jurisdiction. Even though the investigation on Patna FIR has been transferred to CBI, it is Mumbai police which alone has jurisdictions to probe Rajput's death.

    (Gonika Arora)

  • 4:02 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Filmmaker Sandeep Singh can be summoned next by ED officials. A transaction between Sandeep Singh and Sushant Singh Rajput account has been found by ED.

    (Atul Singh)

  • 3:39 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Siddharth Pithani joins ED probe

    Siddharth Pithani, who was late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's flatmate, on Monday deposed before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and was questioned in connection with a money laundering case.

    Pithani, who was earlier questioned by Mumbai Police in connection with the death of the 34-year-old actor, arrived at the ED office here around 2 p.m.

    The ED source said that the agency will record Pithani's statement under the Prevention of the Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002. Pithani is the sixth person to join the ED probe.

  • 2:55 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    CBI to visit Faridabad residence of Sushant's brother-in-law

    According to CBI sources, a team of the agency officials is likely to visit the residence of Sushant's brother-in-law in Haryana's Faridabad to record the statement of K.K. Singh and his daughter Rani Singh.

    The CBI team will question Singh and other family members on Sushant's death and the late actor's relation with Rhea and others. The allegations made by Singh in an FIR lodged in Patna regarding the financial transactions from Sushant's bank accounts to the tune of Rs 15 crore and the depletion in fixed deposits (FDs) amount over last couple of years will also come up.

    (IANS)

  • 2:15 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Siddharth Pithani reaches ED office

    Siddharth Pithani joins Rhea Chakraborty and her family in the ED office for questioning. He was a close friend of Sushant Singh Rajput and used to live with him. Pithani was in Hyderabad which is why he did not appear before ED after first summon.

    Siddharth Pithani is also the one who brought down Sushant's hanging body on the bed.

  • 1:46 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Rhea sold property worth crores in 2 years

    India TV has an exclusive copy of Rhea Chakraborty's income tax return. It has revealed a lot about the actress' assets. In two years, Rhea has sold property worth more than 1 crore. She sold properties in 2018-19 and earned Rs 58 lakhs.

  • 12:25 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    CBI to record Sushant's father's statement

    CBI has begun the investigation in Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. It is likely to record statements of Sushant's father KK Singh and his sister today.

  • 12:23 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    ED likely to summon Ssandip Singh

    ED is likely to summon Sushant Singh Rajput's close friend and director  Ssandip Singh. ED has found a bank transaction of a big amount to Singh which has put him under the radar.

  • 12:07 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Rhea Chakraborty: Sushant had gifted me many things

    The investigation is underway by Enforcement Directorate (ED) wherein Rhea Chakraborty, her brother and father are being questioned. Rhea is asked about the gifts she has received from the late actor and she has admitted that she received many things as a gift from him. ED is also asking about the gifts she has given to him and the amount of money transferred from his account.

  • 11:17 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Shruti Modi, Ritesh Shah reach ED office

    Shruti Modi, Sushant's former business manager and Ritesh Shah, Rhea's CA, have reached the ED office after the actress, her father and her brother. Sushant's friend Siddharth Pithani has also returned to Mumbai from Hyderabad and is expected to reach the ED office today.

  • 10:51 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Rhea, Showik reach ED office

    Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik and father Indrajit have reached the ED office for investigation. 

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

    It is true, how many times Sushant went to Patna to meet his father? I have sympathy for his father but there are many things that will come to surface: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena on his article in Saamana stating Sushant Singh Rajput was not on good terms with his father.

  • 10:08 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Tight security outside ED office

    As ED gear up to question Rhea Chakraborty, brother Showik and their father Indrajit today, the security outside their office has been increased.

  • 10:07 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Sushant Singh Rajput's company's IP address changed 18 times

    Late Sushant Singh Rajput's company's IP address has been changed 18 times till now. The address was changed three times after the actor's death on June 14. On August 7, the company's IP address was changed the last time. It was the same day when Rhea was questioned by ED for the first time.

  • 9:15 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Rhea, Showik leaves for ED office

    Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik Chakraborty have left for the ED office. The sibling duo, along with their father Indrajit have to appear before ED at 10 am today.

  • 8:29 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Shweta Singh Kirti reacts to Rhea's WhatsApp chat

    After Rhea Chakraborty's WhatsApp chat with Sushant Singh Rajput surfaced online, his sister Shweta Singh Kirti reacted that shared an old interview in which the late actor admitted that he was the closest to his eldest sister Priyanka. She wrote, "He admits he was closest to his sister Priyanka (Sonu Di) because she gets him."

    The WhatsApp chat has shown that Sushant was upset with his sister Priyanka and believed that she was 'manipulative.'

  • 6:59 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Kamya Punjabi reacts to Rhea-Sushant's WhasApp messages

    On Saturday, Rhea's WhatsApp chats with Sushant went viral, showing how he thought his sister Priyanka was manipulative. Reacting to it, Kamya said sibling fights are a common affair. "What is she trying to prove with this? Bhai behen meh jhagde hote rehte hai koi badi baat nahi hai (Siblings fight, it’s not a big deal)... n most imp he was staying with you n not his sister.. all the credit cards were used by you, not his sister !!! #chorkidaadhimehtinka #JusticeForSushantSinghRajput #rheakireality," she wrote.

  • 6:49 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Rhea Chakraborty, father and brother to be questioned today

    Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik Chakraborty, father Indrajit Chakraborty, and Siddharth Pithani will appear before ED at 10 am today.

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