Mumbai, August 11
Actor Sooraj Pancholi has submitted a criticism to Mumbai Police over him being linked to the case of demise of fellow actor Sushant Singh Rajput, an official mentioned on Tuesday.
In his criticism submitted at Versova police station right here on Monday evening, Pancholi mentioned he’s being defamed on numerous social media platforms, together with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, by being linked to Rajput’s demise, he mentioned.
“We have received an application from Sooraj Pancholi and an enquiry is on,” Versova police station’s senior inspector Raghvendra Thakur mentioned.
So far, no offence has been registered (in reference to Pancholi’s criticism), the official mentioned.
There had been lately some social media messages, screenshots and derogatory content material allegedly linking Pancholi to the demise of Rajput and the latter’s former supervisor Disha Salian.
Pancholi’s mom Zarina Wahad earlier denied rumours linking her son with Rajput’s demise.
Rajput, 34, was discovered hanging at his condo in suburban Bandra on June 14.
Salian, 28, allegedly dedicated suicide by leaping from a high-rise constructing in Malad space right here on June 8, in line with police.
The Mumbai Police have to this point recorded statements of greater than 50 individuals, together with Rajput’s sisters, his good friend and actress Rhea Chakraborty and another movie personalities in connection together with his demise.
Rajput’s father Okay Okay Singh on July 25 lodged a criticism with Patna police towards Chakraborty and her relations, accusing them of abetting the actor’s suicide.
The CBI final week re-registered this FIR as a recent case and named as accused the identical individuals.
Singh additionally alleged monetary irregularities in financial institution accounts of his son.
The Enforcement Directorate has questioned Chakraborty, Rajput’s good friend and roommate Siddharth Pithani, the late actor’s enterprise supervisor Shruti Modi and another individuals in reference to a cash laundering case linked to his demise. PTI