The Bihar police, who’re in Mumbai to research an “abetment to suicide” case associated to the loss of life of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, mentioned they have been maintaining a watch on his good friend and actress Rhea Chakraborty.
The four-member Bihar police staff arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday to probe the ‘abetment to suicide’ case registered in opposition to Chakraborty and others in Patna.
On Saturday the staff visited the Bandra police station in reference to the investigation.
When requested whether or not Chakraborty can be interrogated, an official of the Bihar police mentioned, “It’s not required as of now. However she is beneath our watch.” One other member of the visiting staff mentioned they’ve despatched discover to Chakraborty beneath CrPC sections, asking her to cooperate with the police within the probe.
He additionally mentioned that the Mumbai police was cooperating with them within the investigation of the case.
Krishna Kumar Singh (74), Rajput’s father, had lodged a criticism in opposition to Chakraborty and 6 others, together with her relations, for alleged abetment to suicide, in Patna on Tuesday.
The case was registered beneath varied 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 has accused Chakraborty, a budding TV and movie actor, of getting befriended his son in Could 2019 with the intention of furthering her personal profession.
Rajput was discovered hanging in his suburban Bandra condominium on June 14.
In the meantime, a Mumbai police official mentioned that the visiting staff has recorded the statements of six individuals as a part of the probe.
“Until now, the police staff from Bihar has met the late actor’s mates, colleagues and kinfolk. They’ve recorded the statements of six persons- Rajput’s sister, who stays in Versova, former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande, a cook dinner, his mates and colleagues,” the official mentioned.
The police staff can be more likely to query the members of Rajput’s employees, he mentioned.
“They gathered details about Rajput’s varied financial institution accounts and in addition visited the banks to look into the monetary transactions,” he mentioned.
The visiting staff had on Friday visited the Crime Department workplace to submit an software searching for help from the Mumbai police in probing the case.
As numerous media individuals gathered on the spot, the Andheri police personnel took the officers of the Bihar police of their car for security.
A video of the Bihar police staff being taken into the car surfaced on social media with the netizens criticising the town police for his or her alleged mismanagement.
When requested about it, the official mentioned, “The problem was in regards to the security of the Bihar police personnel. Town police put the staff members inside a van and dropped them at a secure place.”