Mumbai, August 29
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Saturday stated the purposes acquired by him for a probe into alleged drug nexus in Bollywood might be forwarded to the CBI, which is probing actor Sushant Singh Rajput demise case.
The CBI is at the moment interrogating Rajput’s girlfriend and actress Rhea Chakraborty who has been booked on the cost of abetting his suicide.
“The memorandums received by me to probe the alleged drug nexus in Bollywood will be given to the CBI for further action,” the house minister informed reporters.
When requested concerning the BJP’s allegation that the Mumbai Police had neglected the drug angle after they had been probing the case, the house minister stated, “(BJP) leaders have good relations with Bollywood. What did they (BJP) do when that party was in power in the state in the last five years?” The 34-year-old actor was discovered hanging on June 14 in his flat in suburban Bandra.
The Supreme Court lately upheld the switch of an FIR, lodged by Rajput’s father in Patna in opposition to Chakraborty and others for allegedly abetting his son’s suicide and misappropriating his cash, to the CBI.
A 3-member workforce of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) from Delhi arrived right here on Thursday to probe the medication facet within the case.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) can be probing the case in opposition to Chakraborty. On Wednesday, the NCB registered an FIR in opposition to Chakraborty and others. PTI