Sushant Singh Rajput: The four big Qs keeping the case alive

A 12 months after actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying by alleged suicide on June 14, 2020, a collection of questions stay unanswered. The case had led to allegations and counter-allegations between the households of the actor and his then live-in associate, Rhea Chakraborty, and subsequently degenerated into political warfare. The BJP alleged foul play in the case, concentrating on the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA), particularly tourism minister Aaditya Thackeray, for ‘protecting’ Rajput’s ‘murderers’. Here are four questions that proceed to hang-out

Who suggested the submitting of the FIR in Patna?

Sushant’s father Okay.Okay. Singh had filed an FIR (First Information Report) in opposition to Chakraborty in his residence city Patna in Bihar on June 25, 2020, accusing her of abetment in suicide. He had alleged that Chakraborty had siphoned off Rs 15 crore from the actor’s checking account. This FIR turned the foundation for the Supreme Court to switch the investigation into the case to the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) from the Mumbai Police on August 5, 2020.

It has emerged {that a} Maharashtra cadre IPS (Indian Police Service) officer, who has his origins in Bihar, had suggested Sushant’s well-wishers to file the FIR in Patna to maintain the Mumbai Police out of the investigation. His act was an final result of the rivalry amongst the senior officers of Mumbai Police. The CBI is but to call the officer.

Why is the CBI keeping mum?

The company had despatched a group of three intelligence sleuths to uncover the fact behind Sushant’s dying. The group camped in Mumbai for nearly one month between August and September 2020. They interrogated the actor’s household, mates, and ex-girlfriend Rhea as nicely. The company has not but made public the results of its investigation. Nor has it acknowledged the discovering of a group of docs from AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) in October 2020 that Sushant hanged himself.

The CBI is anticipated to submit its report back to the Supreme Court. Interestingly, Subodh Jaiswal, who was the Director-General of Police in Maharashtra when the Sushant case had turn into a speaking level throughout the nation, now heads the CBI. If he validates the CBI’s investigation, it should even be a certificates of effectivity for the Mumbai Police, who had from the starting maintained that the Sushant case was one among dying by suicide.

What occurs to the case in opposition to Sushant’s sister Priyanka Singh?

Rhea Chakraborty had filed a case in opposition to Sushant’s sister Priyanka Singh on September 6, 2020, for allegedly forging and fabricating a medical prescription for him. Priyanka had despatched her brother a listing of antidepressants on WhatsApp in April on the recommendation of Tarun Kumar, a health care provider from Delhi. Rhea had alleged that these illegally prescribed medicines took a heavy toll on Rajput’s psychological well being.

The Bombay High Court, on February 11, 2021, upheld the case in opposition to Priyanka. This has paved the approach for the Mumbai Police to interrogate her. It just isn’t positive what’s going to come of it, although, as Priyanka’s husband Siddharth Tanwar is a senior lawyer.

Where is the drug syndicate?

Rhea’s admission on September 5, 2020, that she was procuring marijuana for Sushant made the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) interrogate 33 individuals related to him in any capability. The company had claimed that Bollywood had turn into a den of medicine, which needed to be uprooted. It earned some brownie factors when it questioned stars like Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Rampal and Sara Ali Khan in late September final 12 months. The NCB, nonetheless, has didn’t catch any big fish. Its motion was primarily centered on peddlers and small customers. As of now, the NCB doesn’t have any data on any big Bollywood superstar allegedly concerned in the medicine racket.

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