Patna, August 2
Bihar police is in search of Sushant Singh Rajput’s flatmate Siddharth Pithani to document his assertion within the actor’s demise case however has did not find him thus far, a high state police officer mentioned on Sunday.
Pithani is a inventive content material supervisor and flatmate of the late actor who was discovered lifeless at his Bandra condo in Mumbai on June 14.
Bihar police is in search of Siddharth Pithani to document his assertion as he used to stick with the actor.
Efforts to contact Pithani have been futile. He has not come ahead earlier than the police…Notice can be served if he doesn’t seem, Inspector General, Patna Zone, Sanjay Singh advised PTI.
Pithani had alleged in an e-mail to Mumbai police two days in the past that he was being pressured by Rajput’s household to document a press release towards his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty.
Pithani had mentioned that he shared an expert relationship with the late actor.
Singh mentioned that IPS officer Vinay Tiwary, who’s posted as City SP (Central) Patna, has already left for Mumbai to steer the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case.
Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey had Saturday mentioned, if wanted, an IPS officer can be despatched to Mumbai to hitch the investigation.
Pandey had additionally mentioned that Bihar police staff had did not find Rhea Chakraborty, whom Rajput’s father has accused of abetting the actor’s suicide.
Rajput’s father has additionally accused Chakraborty of wrongful confinement of the actor, spiriting away Rs 15 crore from one in all his financial institution accounts, and having him endure remedy for psychological sickness with out retaining his household knowledgeable.
A four-member staff is already in Mumbai to probe the Bollywood actors demise case after his father Okay Okay Singh lodged a police criticism in Patna on July 25, greater than a month after his demise. Mumbai police can be parallelly probing the case.
Several political leaders together with Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi have alleged that Mumbai police was not cooperating with their Patna counterparts within the investigation.
“Uddhav Thackeray (Maharashtra CM) is under pressure from the Congress-funded Bollywood mafia. So it’s bent on saving all the elements responsible in the case,” the BJP chief had tweeted in Hindi on Saturday, and accused the Mumbai police of making hurdles earlier than the Bihar police staff.
Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey, in the meantime, mentioned the state police staff in Mumbai had not but acquired any paperwork from the metropolitan police.
“Apart from the FIR that we have registered, we have nothing. We have not received the inquest report, postmortem report, video footage of the building…..That the investigation moves forward and truth is unravelled is the responsibility of both Mumbai and Bihar police. Sushant’s death is not a simple matter,” he advised a TV information channel. PTI