All names which have popped up in Sushant’s dying probe& |  Photo Credit: Instagram
The thriller round Sushant Singh Rajput’s premature demise is barely getting deeper by the day. What was initially believed to be a case of suicide because of alleged melancholy has now raised many suspicions towards individuals who had been with him in the previous couple of months. Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) has formally taken over the case from the Mumbai Police and are at the moment investigating all potential angles.
With new revelations coming to the fore via the continuing investigation, this is a fast lowdown of all of the folks whose names have been dragged into Sushant’s dying case to this point.
From Rhea Chakraborty to Samuel Miranda to Bollywood biggies Aditya Chopra, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Karan Johar, the investigation has taken completely different turns.
She claims to be Sushant’s girlfriend since over a yr. However Sushant’s father KK feels she has a hand in Sushant’s dying as he lodged an FIR towards Rhea over abetment of suicide, dishonest theft amongst different money-laundering expenses. Rhea has been interrogated by the Mumbai Police and the Enforcement Directorate to this point, whereas CBI is but to challenge summons. Rhea’s name knowledge data, WhatsApp messages too have surfaced on-line which have raised suspicions towards her involvement in Sushant’s dying. More just lately, her messages with expertise supervisor hinting at an alleged ‘drug conspiracy’ too have been brough to the discover, which has introduced an all new twist within the case.
Showik, Rhea’s brother, was apparently the director of considered one of Sushant’s corporations. Buzz is that Showik was made the director of the corporate on Rhea’s insistence. Considering Sushant’s father KK Singh has booked Showik together with Rhea for money-laundering, Showik too was interrogated by the Enforcement Directorate. Sushant’s father KK Singh has additionally alleged that Rs 15 crore has gone lacking from Sushant’s checking account.
He has been sharing the apartmennt with Sushant for the reason that final couple of years. Sidharth was the primary one to seek out Sushant lifeless in his bed room on June 14. The Mumbai Police recorded his assertion on speedy foundation whereby he talked about about Sushant’s well being being down since the previous couple of months. He additionally gave a number of interviews on how Sushant was low since January and was wanting to depart Mumbai. However, now with CBI taking up, Siddharth’s statements have reportedly come underneath the scanner for ‘inconsistencies.’ CBI additionally took him to the Bandra condo to recreate the day the actor handed away.
He was accountable for all of the housekeeping work at Sushant’s home. He was initially absconding. However, on August 13, he appeared earlier than Enforcement Directorate and recorded his assertion. Reports recommend he was employed by Rhea as a substitute, after they moved into the brand new Bandra condo in December 2019.
He is a house-help, who has been with Sushant since over a yr and taken care of his primary wants. Along with Siddharth, Neeraj too has come underneath the scanner of CBI over his ‘inconsistencies’ in statements recorded with Mumbai Police, Bihar Police. Neeraj claimed that on June 14, Sushant awoke and first requested for a glass of chilled water from him. In considered one of his statements, he additionally talked about that Sidharth was the one who introduced down Sushant’s physique that was hanging by the ceiling.
He was additionally current in the home on the day Sushant handed away. He was the primary cook dinner and claims to have served juice to Sushant few hours earlier than the actor was discovered lifeless in his room. It was Keshav who discovered one thing fishy when Sushant did not open the door for lengthy that day. Keshav has recorded his assertion with the Mumbai Police and CBI as prime witness.
He is alleged to be Rhea’s shut aide, Sushant’s former home supervisor. Reports recommend that he allegedly had an enormous position to play within the conspiracy led by Rajput’s girlfriend, Rhea Chakraborty, to wrongfully confine the deceased, change the workers with their very own set of workers and management his funds. Samuel has been interrogated by the Mumbai Police, ED and is quickly additionally going to questioned by the CBI.
Sandip has been claiming to be Sushant’s closest friend. He was additionally current at Sushant’s constructing on the day the actor was discovered lifeless at his condo. He helped the ambulance attendants to hold the physique and was additionally noticed on the Cooper hospital the place the post-morterm was being performed. Sushant’s father claims that he would not know who Sandip is. Sandip’s name knowledge data had been just lately being tracked and he reportedly made a number of calls to the ambulance attendants. ED and CBI are quickly going to challenge summons to Sandip in reference to Sushant’s dying.
She is Rhea Chakraborty’s expertise supervisor. Chats between the 2 have surfaced on-line whereby Jaya may be seen giving directions to Rhea to manage a drug to Sushant. “Use 4 drops in coffee, tea or water and let him sip it..give it 30-40 minutes for it to kick in”, reads one of many messages. ED has reportedly summoned Jaya for interrogation.
Mahesh Bhatt’s identify has been dragged into Sushant’s dying probe for extra causes than one. His alleged bond with Rhea Chakraborty, his affiliation with Sushant prior to now have come underneath the scanner. More just lately, WhatsApp chats between Mahesh Bhatt and Rhea on June 8, the day Rhea left from Sushant’s home after an alleged argument, too have surfaced on-line which trace at she informing Bhatt about breaking apart with Sushant. Mahesh Bhatt was interrogated by the Mumbai Police final month whereby he claimed to have met Sushant solely twice. CBI hasn’t summoned the filmmaker as but.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
The filmmaker was interrogated by the Mumbai Police over alleged skilled fallout with the actor. It was claimed that SLB changed Sushant in four movies together with Bajirao Mastani. However, Bhansali in his assertion claimed that Sushant was changed as a result of the actor was busy with different commitments and never due to any rivalry.
Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions CEO Apoorva Mehta too was questioned by the Mumbai Police over the late actor’s skilled phrases with the manufacturing home and its homeowners. Sushant was part of Dharma’s movie Drive which later went on to launch on the internet. The manufacturing home reportedly submitted the copy of Sushant’s contract to the police.
Paani, which was backed by Aditya Chopra’s YRF was sadly shelved and it was believed to have left a deep impression on Sushant. Director Abhishek Kapoor too went on file to say how upset Sushant was when the movie was cancelled. In addition to this, the strict clauses of YRF contract signed by Sushant apparently additionally compelled the actor to surrender on many different movies of different manufacturing homes. Wondering if this shaky relationship with YRF compelled Sushant into alleged melancholy, the Mumbai Police had summoned Aditya Chopra to file his assertion. YRF’s casting director Shanoo Sharma too was referred to as to file her assertion in reference to the identical.
Well-known journalist Rajeev Masand was summoned by the Mumbai Police after his identify cropped over the blind gadgets and destructive articles that had been carried on his portal. Police investigated to see if the destructive articles and blind gadgets worsened Sushant’s psychological well being.
CA Sandeep Sridhar and Accountant Rajat Mewati
CBI interrogated each Sridhar and Rajat who had been dealing with Sushant’s funds. The financial institution transactions, debit playing cards, bank cards usages and different particulars have been accessed.
It’s left to see what flip does this case take hereafter.