Sushant Singh Rajput loss of life case: Rhea Chakraborty but to be positioned, says Bihar Police; director Rumi Jaffery`s assertion recorded

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Patna: Bihar Director General of Police (DGP) Gupteshwar Pandey on Saturday (August 1, 2020) mentioned {that a} group of Bihar Police, that went to Mumbai in reference to the probe into the loss of life of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, has not but been in a position to “locate” the principle accused Rhea Chakraborty.

He mentioned that Bihar Police is engaged on the idea of proof and if wanted, senior officers will even be despatched from right here to Mumbai.

He acknowledged that the group of Bihar Police probing in Mumbai has up to now met associates, colleagues and family of the late actor and picked up many vital data from them.

He mentioned, “The four-member Bihar police team that went to Mumbai has recorded statements of Sushant`s sister, former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande, his cook, his friends and colleagues. The team also went to the bank to collect information about transactions made from Sushant`s bank accounts. Rhea Chakraborty, however, is yet to be located.”

On the query of the demand to get the matter investigated by the CBI, the DGP mentioned, “Bihar Police is fully capable of investigating this case. If the family of Sushant would like the case to be investigated by the CBI, then it would be considered, but the Bihar Police would go to any extent to provide justice to Sushant. I assure you that Bihar Police is fully capable of providing justice to his family for the peace of Sushant`s soul.”

When requested concerning the allegation of going outdoors the jurisdiction to register a case on this matter, the DGP categorically acknowledged that Sushant`s father has himself registered the case in Patna, thereafter an investigation was launched. An accused on this case has additionally gone to the Supreme Court, he mentioned including “whatever the Supreme Court says will be followed. If the Bihar Police gets a chance to investigate the matter, the truth will be brought out.”

With regard to sending different officers to Mumbai, the DGP mentioned if wanted, a senior IPS stage officer will even be despatched to Mumbai in order that he can meet his counterparts for higher coordination. At current, the Bihar Police group in Mumbai is working laborious and has met with some success.

Meanwhile, Bihar Police has additionally recorded director Rumi Jaffery”s assertion in reference to Sushant’s case. As per sources, Rumy was questioned for nearly four hours.

Sources additionally mentioned that Bihar Police obtained a number of vital data after interrogating Rumi as he was near Sushant in his final days.

Earlier on July 25, Sushant`s father KK Singh had registered a case in opposition to Rhea and 6 others, together with her relations, at Rajiv Nagar police station in Patna for abetting his son to commit suicide. 

After the case was registered, Bihar Police reached Mumbai and began investigating the case.

Rhea has additionally approached the Apex Court to shift the case to Mumbai. A choice on this regard is to be made on August 5 within the high courtroom.

Sushant, a resident of Patna reportedly died by suicide at his Bandra residence in Mumbai on June 14.