Rhea Chakraborty's parents Indrajeet and Sandhya Chakraborty arrive for CBI questioning at DRDO guesthouse
On Tuesday, Rhea Chakraborty's parents Indrajeet and Sandhya Chakraborty reached Central Bureau of Investigation's DRDO guesthouse in Santacruz for joining investigations and questioning. They were escorted by the police amidst heavy media presence.
This is the first time that Chakraborty's parents are being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the case. Her father Indranjit Chakraborty and mother Sandhya Chakraborty reached the DRDO guest house in suburban Kalina, where the probe team is stationed, around 11 am in a car which was escorted by a police vehicle, the official said.
Rhea Chakraborty and her parents are among those named in the FIR registered by Patna Police for allegedly abetting the actor's suicide and misappropriating his money, he said.
The actress and her brother Showik Chakraborty have not been called by the probing team on Tuesday so far. She was grilled for around 35 hours over the last four days while her brother was quizzed for last five days.
(With inputs from Pratik Salunke and PTI)
Rhea Chakraborty to take legal action against Sushant Singh Rajput's family
Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer Satish Manshinde has said that the actress will be taking a legal action against Sushant's family for making 'false statements' before investigation authorities and Supreme Court.
"The prescription and the chats of the two sisters of the actor clearly indicates that the family was aware of the actor's mental health. They were exchanging prescription notes of medication and lied to the court and ED. Besides the consultation is also illegal and if even an online consultation has happened the doctor gives prescription to an existing patient whose history he knows in advance," Maneshinde was quoted saying.
Rhea Chakraborty's morgue visit: BMC denies giving nod, police yet to respond
The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday told the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) that it had not permitted actress Rhea Chakraborty's purported "visit" to the morgue where late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's body was kept.
Taking suo moto cognisance of the issue last week, SHRC Acting Chairman's M.A. Sayeed had issued notice to the BMC and Mumbai Police, seeking their explanation by August 31.
Pinakin Gujjar, the Dean of R.N. Cooper Hospital, along with a civic Law Officer, appeared before the SHRC and submitted a brief letter, stating that the BMC had not given any permission to the actress to enter the morgue.
Reportedly not satisfied with the reply, Sayeed has now ordered the BMC to file a detailed affidavit, along with the names and versions of all persons concerned present at the time when the actress is said to have gone to the mortuary.
Gaurav Arya arrives at Enforcement Directorate office in Mumbai for the second time
Days after the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) booked Goa-based hotelier Gaurav Arya in a drug case, he appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday for questioning in connection with the money laundering probe related to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Arya, who was reportedly grilled for 9 hours, reached the ED office on Tuesday morning for the second time.
According to a report, Gaurav has denied the allegations of selling drugs to Chakraborty and said that he met her at a hotel in Goa, in 2017. The two had exchanged numbers and the actress had spoken to him about certain banned narcotics, he rtold ED.
Report claims Sara Ali Khan joined Sushant Singh Rajput on Thailand trip
Sushant Singh Rajput's former assistant Sabir Ahmed, in an interview, said that it wasn't an 'all boys trip', Sara Ali Khan had also joined them.
NCB registers criminal against Rhea Chakraborty
The Narcotics Control Bureau probing the drug angle in Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death has registered a criminal complaint against Rhea Chakraborty and named Farookh Batata and Bakul Chandalia - who allegedly supplied drugs in the film fraternity.
This comes days after the NCB registered a case against Rhea, her brother Showik, talent manager Saha, Sushant's co-manager Shruti Modi, and Goa based hotelier Gaurav Arya under Sections 20 (b) 28, 29 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
New chats of Sushant's sister Priyanka arranging anti-depressants for the actor shed light on mental health angle
Family of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput have long maintained that they didn't know the about the actor's depression or other mental health issues. However, recently accessed chats between Sushant and his sister Priyanka Singh reveal that she was not only aware of her brother's deteriorating mental health, but was also sending him prescriptions.
Rhea not summoned by ED on Tuesday, says her lawyer
Actress Rhea Chakraborty has not been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for her statement on Tuesday.
This was confirmed by Rhea's lawyer Satish Maneshinde, when IANS reached out to him to verify the fact. Asked if Rhea has been summoned by ED on Tuesday, Maneshinde gave a one-word reply: "No."
Test film stars for drugs: MP minister to Prakash Javadekar
A Madhya Pradesh minister has written to the Centre demanding that film actors be subject to dope tests like is the case with sportspersons.
MP Medical Education Minister Vishvas Sarang wrote to Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar and expressed concern over news reports of "drug parties" involving film stars, adding such reports were also coming up in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
"Like sportspersons, a rule should be enacted for the dope test of film stars. Any kind of drug parties should be banned. The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) should conduct dope tests on film stars and people associated with the movie industry from time to time," the minister said in his letter to Javadekar.
Sushant Singh Rajput's fans refute depression theory as pics from Europe trip surface online
Fans are not ready to accept Sushant Singh Rajput was depressed and have now started digging up throwback photos from his Europe trip in October last year to refute such claims.
Although medically it has been reported that a depressed person does not necessarily appear sad at all times, and it is possible to be depressed while appearing happy, many netizens insist Sushant was in a happy state of mind and are sharing photos from the late actor's trip to Disneyland Paris. They have alleged that Sushant's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty is lying about his state of mind.
Suved Lohiya leaves DRDO guest house in Mumbai
Businessman Suved Lohiya was spotted leaving the DRDO Guest House in in suburban Kalina, where the CBI team probing Sushant Singh Rajput's death is stationed.
This comes days after NCB sources related to the probe said that the agency has prepared the list of 20 suspects over supply of drugs in the case including Gaurav Arya, Suved Lohia, Kwan Entertainment partner Jaya Saha, ex-Big Boss contestant Ejaz Khan, Farookh Batata, and Bakul Chandani, among others.
Did Rhea Chakraborty return to Sushant's home on June 12, fans wonder after viral post
An Instagram post of actress Rhea Chakraborty posing with a cake has raised questions on her claims of not seeing her boyfriend, late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, after June 8, when she reportedly left his house. The post is dated June 12 and has gone viral.
Fans claim the picture, where Rhea poses with a mango cake, is from Sushant's house. Since the start, Rhea has claimed that she moved out of the late actor's house on June 8, and didn't meet him since then.
It is being claimed that the actress had taken to her Instagram Stories to post photos of herself with the cake by a window. She also tagged Shruti Modi in the post.
Sushant's sister-in-law rejects Rhea's claims that actor had strained ties with family
Nutan Singh, sister-in-law of Sushant Singh Rajput has rejected claims by his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty that the late actor shared a strained relationship with his family.
Nutan Singh, a Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) MLC and wife of Sushant's cousin, BJP MLA Niraj Kumar Singh Bablu, took to her unverified Twitter account on Tuesday to reject Rhea's claims without taking names.