Patna, August 1
The Mumbai Police is aiding the sleuths from Patna visiting the metropolis to probe the loss of life of Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput, Bihar’s Director General of Police (DGP) Gupteshwar Pandey stated on Saturday, dubbing the allegations of misbehaviour as “rumours”.
Speaking to reporters, he stated the Bihar Police is succesful sufficient to research the matter and has recorded statements of plenty of individuals.
Our group is tenting in Mumbai. It has already examined and recorded the assertion Rajputs shut pal Mahesh Shetty. It additionally recorded the assertion of his ex- girlfriend Ankita Lokhande, his sister Mitu Singh, cook dinner Ashok, Niraj, and Dr Chavda (Dr Kersi Chavda), who handled Sushant for melancholy, Pandey stated.
Some extra individuals will likely be examined in reference to the alleged suicide, he added.
Pandey stated the Bihar Police desires all medico-legal proof associated to the case handed over to it, asserting that it’s going to convey out the reality on the earliest.
A four-member group of the state police is in Mumbai to probe the suicide after it registered an FIR on the Rajiv Nagar police station right here on July 25 based mostly on a grievance lodged by Rajput’s father KK Singh.
Our group had a gathering with Mumbai’s Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) on Friday night. The DCP assured of cooperation… Initially, there was some confusion and non-cooperation, Pandey advised reporters right here.
Stating that the allegations of Mumbai Police’s misbehaviour with the Bihar Police personnel have been “rumours”, Pandey stated the native police there helped the sleuths from the jap state attain its locations.
He stated that the Mumbai Police did in order most likely it didn’t need the Bihar Police to come across the media.
Pandey stated the Bihar Police desires the forensic science laboratory experiences, inquest report, autopsy report and related CCTV footage with a view to facilitate the probe.
The Bihar Police additionally desires particulars of those that have been examined by the Mumbai Police and what they’ve stated of their statements, the highest police chief stated.
Replying to a query, he stated, Why would we ask for a CBI probe. Bihar Police is succesful sufficient for probing the case. If wanted, an IPS-rank officer could also be despatched to Mumbai to guide the investigation.
The refrain for a CBI inquiry into the loss of life, which occurred on June 14, is rising with events slicing throughout the political traces in Bihar, demanding that the central investigating company take up the case for a good probe.
The Bihar Police group reached Mumbai on July 27 and commenced its probe.
The FIR was lodged underneath numerous sections of the Indian Penal Code, together with these pertaining to abetment of suicide and fraud.
In his FIR, the daddy accused actor Rhea Chakraborty, who is claimed to have been in a relationship with Rajput, of getting used his sons standing in Bollywood to advertise her personal profession, making an attempt to drive a wedge between him and his household, getting him fed with medicines for psychological sickness with the assistance of conniving docs and blackmailing him with threats of constructing his medical historical past public to tarnish his public fame.
The bereaved father has additionally alleged that not less than Rs 15 crore was withdrawn from his sons checking account to which Chakraborty and her relations had gained entry and that hardly every week earlier than Rajput hung himself to loss of life at his Bandra residence, the actress had visited his home and stolen his laptop computer, ATM card and different necessary paperwork. PTI