Mumbai, August 4
Bihar Police have recorded the assertion of Sushant Singh Rajput’s good friend and artistic content material supervisor Siddharth Pithani in reference to the actor’s dying, an official mentioned on Tuesday.
A group of the Bihar Police is in Mumbai to probe Rajput’s dying after his father lodged a grievance in Patna towards the late actor’s good friend Rhea Chakraborty and different members of her household for allegedly abetting his suicide.
Pithani was summoned by the Bihar Police group on Monday night and his assertion was recorded, the official mentioned.
He was staying with the actor for the previous one 12 months, police earlier mentioned.
The Bihar Police additionally recorded the assertion of Rajput’s supervisor Deepesh Sawant, the official mentioned, including that they’ve to this point recorded statements of 10 folks.
Earlier, the Bihar Police group recorded statements of Rajput’s sister, former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande, director Rumi Jaffrey, his prepare dinner, buddies and physician, he mentioned.
Mumbai Police additionally earlier quizzed Pithani in reference to the actor’s dying.
Rajput, 34, was discovered hanging at his condo in suburban Bandra on June 14.
Mumbai Police had registered an Accidental Death Report (ADR) and an investigation is underway within the case.
Till now, the Mumbai Police have recorded statements of 56 folks, together with Rajput’s sisters, Chakraborty and another movie personalities.
An IPS officer from Bihar, Vinay Tiwari, who landed in Mumbai on Sunday for supervising the probe within the case being carried out by police from that state, was quarantined below the COVID-19 rules in power within the metropolis.
Last week, Rajput’s father Krishna Kumar Singh (74) lodged a grievance in Patna towards Rhea Chakraborty and 6 others, together with her members of the family, for alleged abetment to suicide.
The Patna case was registered below numerous IPC sections together with 341 (wrongful restraint), 342 (wrongful confinement), 380 (theft in dwelling home), 406 (prison breach of belief), 420 (dishonest) and 306 (abetment of suicide).
Singh accused Chakraborty, a budding TV and movie actor, of getting befriended his son in May 2019 with the intention of furthering her personal profession.
Rajput starred in movies like “Shuddh Desi Romance”, “Raabta”, “Kedarnath”, “Chhichhore” and “Sonchiriya”. His most distinguished position was that of cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni within the biopic “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story”. PTI