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Sushant Death Case Updates: Samuel, Dipesh and Abdul Basit to stay in judicial custody till 29 Sept

Meanwhile, continuing its crackdown on the drugs trade in Mumbai as part of the probe into the narcotics angle in Sushant Singh Rajput's death, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested six more drug peddlers on Friday.

India TV Entertainment Desk Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi Updated on: September 19, 2020 23:29 IST
Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case LIVE Updates: SSR tribute song talks of justice for late actor
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Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case LIVE Updates: SSR tribute song talks of justice for late actor

A song dedicated to Sushant Singh Rajput collages video clips featuring the late actor, to let fans re-live memories of their favourite star. Titled "Mujhe insaaf de do", the song is composed and sung by Mayank Pant and penned by Lali Mishra. Talking about the inspiration behind the song, producer Kumar Raj told IANS: "For an entire month after Sushant's death, we had so many questions in our minds that no one could answer. His wellwishers, friends, and people who knew him were putting out their memories about him, and how they could not accept that he would take such a step."

He continued: "Things began to get clearer when his family came forward and filed an FIR. There was no turning back from there and everyone had only one motto in their mind -- we want justice for Sushant and want to know the truth. This gave me the inspiration to support this movement."

How did he think of featuring Sushant in the tribute video for the actor? "Once the song was ready, it was very difficult for us to decide on the screenplay and what to add, as we did not want to show anyone in wrong light because the investigation was still on. We finally decided to keep the video around Sushant and show his journey, as he had such a beautiful and accomplished career, which we all should remember him by," the producer said.

Since the song talks about ‘insaaf' or justice, does he suspect foul play in the actor's death? The producer replied: "It is very difficult to say if it was a murder or suicide, but I can say one thing -- the fact will not be hidden for long. The CBI will surely reach to the bottom of this, the truth will be out soon and the guilty will be punished."

Meanwhile, continuing its crackdown on the drugs trade in Mumbai as part of the probe into the narcotics angle in Sushant Singh Rajput's death, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested six more drug peddlers on Friday.

Carrying out raids in posh areas of Mumbai's Powai and Andheri suburbs, besides Thane, the NCB has also recovered a total quantity of 1.433 kg of drugs like charas and ganja.

Following a statement by drug supplier Ankush Arneja, who was arrested last Sunday, the NCB raided the home of Rahil Rafat Vishra alias Sam, 42, who had supplied charas to Arneja.

Of these six arrested, Vishram is allegedly connected to the probe into the drugs angle of the Sushant case, while Ali was released on bail on Friday, said the NCB.

Further investigations are in progress as the NCB attempts to unravel the alleged nexus of Bollywood with the drugs mafia and its possible links with Sushant's death.

In its series of raids last weekend, the NCB had arrested six drug peddlers or suppliers, plus one from Goa and more raids are likely over the next few days.

Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case LATEST UPDATES

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  • 11:28 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    According to CBI sources, the meeting of AIIMS forensic doctors and CBI will be held tomorrow, but whether or not these meetings will be held in AIIMS and the time is not yet decided. In the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, the final medical opinion will be decided by matching the CBI Investigation and Forensic Report.

    (Abhay Parashar)

  • 9:53 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    A new video of Rhea Chakraborty and Mahesh Bhatt has surfaced. In the video, Mahesh Bhatt is seen reading a book, while Rhea is sitting nearby on the bed.

  • 9:27 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Suchitra Krishnamoorthi lauds Shekhar Suman, Ankita Lokhande's efforts

    Actress Suchitra Krishnamoorthi has words of encouragement for actors Shekhar Suman and Ankita Lokhande, who are fighting for justice for late Sushant Singh Rajput. The actress tweeted from her verified Twitter account on Saturday evening: "I have had the pleasure and honour of working with #Indias finest actors. Never been prouder of a colleague as i am of @shekharsuman7 my #ekhaan costar in theatre Integrity is gold. May the force be with u Shekhar #justiceforSushanthSinghRajput #JusticeForDisha #justiceforindia."

    "And god bless u #AnkitaLokhande . It takes courage and character to stand up for the truth against all odds. #justiceforSushanthSinghRajput #JusticeForDishaSalian #justiceforindia," she wrote in another tweet.

  • 8:21 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Sushant Singh Rajput's viscera not preserved properly, hints at 'negligence'

    In what seems to be sheer negligence on the part of Mumbai Police or the medical board which conducted autopsy on late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput, the all important viscera extracted from the body was not preserved properly. The viscera received by the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is "of very less quantity and degenerated", highly placed sources in AIIMS revealed to IANS.

    Till late Friday evening, the viscera, which holds the key in ascertaining the cause of death of Sushant Singh Rajput, was being tested at the forensic department of AIIMS in New Delhi.

    "The viscera has degenerated. It makes chemical and toxicological analysis really difficult," sources added.


  • 4:33 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Special NDPS court sends Rahul Visharam to judicial custody till 23rd September. 

  • 4:31 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Rhea Chakraborty and Sushant Singh Rajput's two close staff members, Samuel Marshall Miranda and Dipesh Uttam Sawant, arrested in the drug case, have been sent to judicial custody till 29 September by the special court. Along with them, drug peddler Abdul Basit Parihar was also given the Judicial Custody till the 29th of September. Advocates of the accused asked to remove the NDPS Act 27A from these accused. The lawyers of the three accused in the court made their arguments through video conferencing. All three accused are currently lodged in Taloja Jail in Navi Mumbai. Along with them, Showik Chakraborty is also locked in this prison.

  • 3:31 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Sushant Singh Rajput’s sister Meetu Singh shares a painting of her brother and mother

    Sushant Singh Rajput’s sister Meetu Singh shares a painting of her brother and mother and penned down an emotional note. She wrote, "My mother was my source of energy. My bhai was my pride. Lost both of them too early. Unable to cope up with this heart-wrenching loss.”

    On Instagram, she wrote, "Bhai, We are still in a state of shock and can’t believe that you aren’t there physically with us. The excruciating pain & the void you have left behind is immense and indescribable.My precious brother, my jaan,I still can’t say goodbye. I will maintain our sacred bond within my heart And shall keep it alive till eternity. I will keep laughing and crying on our shared memories, Until we meet again, bhai. You will always be my pride! @sushantsinghrajput"

  • 2:12 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Throwback video to happy moments from Sushant's life

  • 11:47 AM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    A veteran wax artist of West Bengal has sculpted a full-sized statue of actor Sushant Singh Rajput as a mark of tribute. Sushanto Roy (64), state's first wax artist, has chiselled the statue, having striking resemblance with the actor who was found hanging at his Mumbai apartment on June 14.

    Sushant Singh Rajput's death case is currently being probed by CBI and other central agencies.

    It took Roy one and half months to complete the statue of the actor at his studio here in West Burdwan district.

    The veteran artist had previously sculpted wax statues of megastar Amitabh Bachchan, football legend Diego Maradona and Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu since 2001.

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    Sushant's wax statue

  • 7:04 AM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon were very much in a relationship: Actress Lizaa Malik

    Actress Lizaa Malik has claimed that late actor Sushant Singh Rajput and actress Kriti Sanon might have denied dating each other, but they were very much in a relationship and looked happy together. Lizaa had a professional relationship with Sushant, and she says she saw him happy in his relationship with Kriti at a birthday party.

    "The last time I met Sushant was some two and a half years back when he was with Kriti. It was during Kriti's birthday celebrations in a Bandra club. He was always a very charming, full-of-life guy, who would walk into a party and get a smile on people's face. We had a lot of common friends, like Mahesh Shetty," Lizaa told IANS.

    "He was a fun loving guy, who had his sense of humour in the right place, always joking and keeping the energy level up," she added.