Mumbai, August 10
Actor Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik and father Indrajit Chakraborty on Monday deposed earlier than the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in a cash laundering probe linked to the Sushant Singh Rajput loss of life case.
Their questioning started round 12.15 p.m.
The ED on Friday had quizzed Rhea, her ex-manager Shruti Modi, Sushant’s home supervisor Samuel Miranda in reference to the case. The ED had additionally questioned Showik on Friday for over eight hours and for over 18 hours on Saturday and on the intervening night time of Sunday.
This is for the primary time that Rhea’s father Indrajit was being questioned by the ED in reference to the case.
ED sources mentioned that the company suspects unlawful cash transactions and investigators have a transparent image about the entire matter.
On earlier events, Rhea has remained evasive through the questioning and claimed to be harmless.
The ED will query the actor and her relations relating to three of Rajput’s firms she is companions in. Rhea has advised the monetary probe company sleuths that Rs one lakh was the paid-up capital, which was shared by the three of them (Sushant Singh Rajput, Rhea and Showik Chakraborty), and aside from that, she hasn’t spent any extra on the corporate.
The ED can also be trying into two properties owned by Rhea and her household. Regarding the Khar (East) flat that’s in her title, Rhea has advised the ED officers that she took a housing mortgage for Rs 60 lakh and the remainder of the quantity, round Rs 25 lakh, have been paid by way of her personal earnings.The company may even query her father about one other property.
The company has requested for earnings tax returns of the final 5 years from the Chakraborty household.
The ED on July 31, registered the case on the idea of a Bihar Police FIR on the grievance of Sushant’s father Okay.Okay. Singh, who alleged that Rs 15 crore was withdrawn or transferred from his son’s Kotak Mahindra Bank account holding Rs 17 crore.
The ED had registered the case below the Prevention of Money Laundering Act in opposition to Rhea and her relations on the idea of Singh’s grievance submitted on the Rajiv Nagar police station in Patna.
Sushant and Rhea have been mentioned to be in a live-in relationship earlier than the actor’s loss of life on June 14. Sushant’s father has accused Rhea of taking cash from his son and in addition threatening to reveal his medical stories to the media. Sushant’s household had additionally accused her of protecting him away from them.
The case was transferred to the CBI from the state police on August 7.