Rhea Chakraborty on Friday arrived at DRDO guest house, where the CBI team investigating Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, is staying
Amid startling revelations in her media interview, Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty on Friday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation for the first time in the ongoing probe into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
Accompanied by her father, Rhea, 28, reached the DRDO-IAF guest house in the suburbs after the Supreme Court transferred the case to the CBI and it launched its probe on August 6.
Among other things, the CBI team is likely to get her version of Sushant's mental condition; their Europe trip on which she has made several claims of his health, etc.; corroborate her statements with those given by the others questioned so far in the case, including her brother Showik.
This comes a day after Sushant's father Krishna Kishore Singh made the sensational allegation that she had administered poison to kill his son, and demanded her arrest.
Earlier, Sushant's kin have blamed the Chakraborty family for his death and allegedly swindling off Rs 15 crore from his bank account, but Rhea has denied all the accusations.
Sushant, 34, was found dead in his rental duplex flat in Mont Blanc building in Bandra west on June 14, sparking a furore in Bollywood and political circles with multiple agencies entering the fray.
Initially, the Mumbai Police which registered an accidental death report, had interrogated Rhea, followed by the Enforcement Directorate and now the CBI, with the Narcotics Control Bureau waiting in the queue to probe the drugs angle.
In her TV interviews, Rhea has declared: "I have nothing to fear... I will cooperate with all the agencies."
Earlier, Rhea's brother Showik was grilled by the CBI, besides his flatmate Siddharth Pithani, house manager Samuel Miranda, and cook Neeraj Singh.
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Rhea Chakraborty's brother Showik arrives at DRDO guest house for CBI investigation
The CBI team, which is in the city since the last eight days to investigate the Sushant death case, on Thursday recorded the statement of Rhea's brother Showik Chakraborty. The recording of statement lasted for more than eight hours. On Friday, he arrived at DRDO guest house again for CBI questioning.
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Sushant Singh Rajput’s family friend Smita Parikh has claimed that renowned criminal lawyer Satish Maneshsinde is offering Rhea Chakraborty his services for free.
In an interview with Republic TV, she said, "Very surprisingly, I came to know that Maneshinde has offered his services for free totally. Rhea Chakraborty herself told me that. I asked her how are you affording this lawyer whose per day charges are in lakhs and she said that he has come himself and offered his services totally for free. He has mentioned nothing about the fees. These kind of people will never offer their services for free. So, I am sure there is definitely someone who is paying for his daily professional fees.”
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After Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik, Samuel Miranda arrives at DRDO guest house
Rhea Chakraborty's associate Samuel Miranda on Friday visited the DRDO guest house in Mumbai where the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team investigating late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.
Rhea Chakraborty's interview: Sushant Singh Rajput's family lawyer says she be barred from media publicity
In an indirect reference to Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty, Sushant Singh Rajput's family lawyer Vikas Singh Friday said "people in conflict with law should be barred from media publicity".
A leading news channel Thursday did an interview with Chakraborty, accused of abetting actor Rajput's suicide, where she put forward her part of the story.
Post the interview, Singh tweeted: "I strongly believe that people in conflict with law should be barred from media publicity. It spoils their reputation if they are innocent and gives them undue visibility if they are guilty,"
Rhea Chakraborty's interview: Sushant Singh Rajput's former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande quashes claims
Ankita Lokhande, former girlfriend of Sushant Singh Rajput, has quashed all claims Rhea Chakraborty made about the late actor in a recent interview, saying Sushant never had any condition of depression or visited a psychiatrist.
Ankita posted a long note on Instagram giving "certain clarifications".
'Sushant Singh Rajput's death was not a suicide but murder', says Ramdas Athawal after meeting actor's father
Union minister of state for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Friday met KK Singh, father of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, and sister Rani Singh, saying they will get justice soon and the role of the Bollywood mafia will be exposed.
Athawale met Sushant's family for nearly half-an-hour at the residence of Faridabad Police Commissioner OP Singh, who is also the brother-in-law of the late actor.
Athawale said the truth will be revealed by the CBI investigation and the Bollywood mafia will be exposed, which tries to suppress new talent in the industry. The Union minister said he was in favour of a CBI probe in the case right from the beginning.
KK Singh sees a deep conspiracy behind Sushant's death. He also questioned the role of Mumbai police in the case. Rani Singh has also raised many questions about the suspicious death of her brother Sushant.
Athawale is a Rajya Sabha member from Maharashtra. In such a situation, his meeting with the father and sister of Sushant Singh Rajput holds a lot of significance. Athawale has been vocal about demanding a high-level inquiry into the Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
Rhea Chakraborty captured snapping at paparazzi
A video showing actress Rhea Chakraborty snapping at mediapersons who hound her car and try to click her photos has gone viral.
In the video, an angry Rhea bangs on the car's window pane with her elbow. She makes the gesture at the window, even as a media person tries capturing her in a frame.
The incident happened on Friday as she was on her way for CBI questioning in connection with the death of her boyfriend, actor Sushant Singh Rajput. This is for the first time that Rhea was being questioned by the federal agency, after it took over the case on August 6.
#ArrestRheaNow trends on Twitter as CBI grills actress
As Rhea Chakraborty was being grilled by the CBI on Friday, as part of the Sushant Singh Rajput death probe, a hashtag demanding her arrest trended on Twitter.
The hashtag #ArrestRheaNow cropped up with two other hashtags -- #RheaDualFaceExposed and #StopPR4Killers.
Enforcement Directorate (ED) puts a notice at Gaurav Arya's Goa hotel
ED officials have summoned Goa-based hotelier Gaurav Arya in an investigation related to a money laundering case linked to deceased actor Sushant Singh Rajput's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty. Arya has been told to appear before the enforcement agency's investigation officer on August 31.
ED officials arrived at Hotel Tamarind, a resort run by Arya in North Goa's beach village of Anjuna, and pasted the notice on the hotel gate, after they could not meet the hotelier.
The notice said that Arya had to report to Enforcement Directorate Assistant Director Rajiv Kumar on August 31 at 11 a.m. in connection with the case ECIR/MB20-5/31/2020 booked under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.
Arya is one of several persons who had participated in WhatsApp chats with Rhea, allegedly related to narcotic substances.
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Singh deleted his tweet apparently after facing severe criticism on social media, but it was late by then.
'CBI should arrest Rhea Chakraborty immediately': JDU leader Sanjay Singh
Janata Dal (United) leader Sanjay Singh on Friday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should immediately arrest Rhea Chakraborty in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
While speaking to ANI, the JDU leader accused actress Chakraborty of being involved in the death of Rajput and said not only should CBI arrest her, the investigating team should also use "third-degree measures" on her in order to get her confession.
"I've been watching Rhea's interviews on TV since yesterday. For saving herself, she is trying to convey that she is innocent and has no part in the suicide or murder of later actor Sushant Singh Rajput, but her face looks cunning just like a criminal. She looks like the leader of a criminal gang and her face reflects that she is involved in the matter of Rajput's suicide. She should be arrested immediately by CBI," said Singh.
"If CBI uses third degree, she'll confess everything. She is a total criminal and once she confesses, names of big personalities will come up. She has relations with drug dealers and who all are the drug mafia around ... everything will be disclosed," he added.