Senior Patna Police official to head team probing Sushant Singh’s death: Report – india news


A superintendent of police from Bihar police will lead the four-member crew investigating the dying of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, which is already in Mumbai, information company ANI reported on Sunday.

Vinay Tiwari, Patna (Central) superintendent of police, has left for Mumbai, in line with the information company.

The crew from Patna Police reached Mumbai on July 27 and commenced its probe after Rajput’s father lodged a grievance beneath numerous sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), together with these pertaining to abetment of suicide and fraud, towards actor Rhea Chakraborty and 6 others.

KK Singh has accused actor Rhea Chakraborty, who was stated to have been in a relationship with Rajput, of utilizing his son’s place to advertise her personal profession, attempting to drive a wedge between him and his household, getting him fed with medicines for psychological sickness with the assistance of conniving docs and blackmailing him with threats of constructing his medical historical past public to tarnish his fame.

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He additionally alleged that at the least Rs 15 crore was withdrawn from his son’s checking account to which Chakraborty and her members of the family had gained entry. He additionally stated that hardly every week earlier than Rajput was discovered lifeless at his Bandra residence, Chakraborty had visited his home and brought away his laptop computer, ATM card and different essential paperwork.

Gupteshwar Pandey, Bihar’s director normal of police (DGP), stated on Saturday that the drive was succesful sufficient to research the matter as a refrain for a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) grew louder and {that a} senior official will lead the probe into Rajput’s dying.

“Why would we ask for a CBI probe? Bihar Police is succesful sufficient of probing the case. If wanted, an IPS-rank officer could also be despatched to Mumbai to steer the investigation,” Pandey had stated.

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Pandey had additionally stated the Patna Police crew had recorded the statements of Rajput’s former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande, pal Mahesh Shetty, sister Meetu Singh, Dr Kersi Chawra in Mumbai in addition to his prepare dinner and sweeper. Some extra folks might be examined in reference to the alleged suicide, he had stated. The crew additionally visited a number of banks to collect particulars about transactions from Rajput’s accounts.

Pandey stated the Bihar Police needs all medico-legal proof associated to the case handed over to it, asserting that it’ll deliver out the reality on the earliest. He stated they need the forensic science laboratory stories, inquest report, autopsy report and related CCTV footage in an effort to facilitate the probe.

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The Bihar Police additionally needs particulars of those that had been examined by the Mumbai Police and what they’ve stated of their statements, the police chief stated.

Pandey has additionally urged Chakraborty to affix the investigation into Rajput’s dying being performed by Patna Police in Mumbai if she has nothing to cover.

“She was the one who referred to as for a CBI probe… I don’t know why she needs the Mumbai Police or the Bihar police to research the case. If she is harmless, she ought to come ahead and may say it overtly that any company can probe the case,” Pandey advised Aaj Tak.

“She ought to say I’m right here and anybody can ask any query and probe no matter they need to. Why play a recreation of cover and search?” he requested.

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