New Delhi, August 18
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has recorded the assertion of Okay Okay Singh, father of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, in reference to a cash laundering case probe linked to his son’s dying, officers mentioned.
They mentioned Okay Okay Singh (74), was questioned and his assertion was recorded by the central probe company on Monday right here.
Singh, a resident of Patna, had final month filed a prison FIR with the Bihar Police towards Rajput’s pal and actor Rhea Chakraborty, her household and few others alleging they abetted his son’s suicide.
Rajput (34), was discovered hanging at his Bandra (Mumbai) house on June 14. Officials mentioned Singh was requested in regards to the info he has about Rajput’s earnings, investments, skilled assignments and relationship with Rhea Chakraborty and others.
Last week, the company had additionally questioned Rajput’s elder sister Meetu at its workplace in Mumbai.
Rajput has 4 sisters.
The ED has additionally quizzed Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, father Indrajit Chakraborty, Rajput’s enterprise managers, chartered accountants, home helps, his pal and flat mate Siddharth Pithani within the case until now and their statements have been recorded below the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
Some of Rajput’s buddies who have been additionally his enterprise companions have additionally been summoned by the company for questioning subsequent week, they mentioned.
Rhea Chakraborty has been accused by Rajput’s father of abetting his son’s suicide. Her lawyer had mentioned she is a law-abiding citizen and can cooperate with the ED probe.
On July 25, Singh had filed a criticism with police in Patna towards Rhea Chakraborty, her mother and father (together with mom Sandhya Chakraborty), Showik, Rajput’s supervisor Samuel Miranda and Shruti Modi and unknown individuals accusing them of dishonest and abetting his son’s suicide.
The CBI had re-registered this FIR as a recent case and named the identical individuals as accused. Singh additionally alleged monetary irregularities.
In the criticism, Singh alleged that an quantity of Rs 15 crore was siphoned off from Rajput’s checking account in a single yr to accounts of individuals not identified or related to the late actor. PTI