CBI collects case diary from Bihar police

CBI collects case diary from Bihar police

Apart from Shruti, Rhea's brother Shouvik Chakraborty was also questioned and he came out of the ED office after two hours.

He was also quizzed on Friday by ED officials when he accompanied his sister Rhea to the financial probe agency's office.

Sushant Singh Rajput's flatmate, Siddharth Pithani while talking to Times Now had revealed that he had spoken to the late actor about the expenditure that Rhea was incurring on his cards. While many conspiracy theories suggest her severe involvement in her boyfriend, Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide case, there still no solid proofs of the same at the moment. Rhea had sought transfer of the FIR lodged by Patna Police, based on Sushant's father's complaint, which alleged her of abetment to suicide. The actress has shared a picture of herself holding a framed photograph of Sushant Singh Rajput's mother.

At the hearing, the Bihar government told the Supreme Court that the first information report filed in Patna was the only case in actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death and accused the Mumbai police of not registering any case even after it questioned several people, according to Live Law.

The ED is recording the statements of Rhea and family under the Prevention of the Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002.

In Supreme Court, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the central government, submitted before a single-judge bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy that the Centre has accepted the Bihar government's request recommending a CBI inquiry into the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. It is also slated to file a separate affidavit, either on Saturday itself or on Monday.

Amid the tug-o-war between Mumbai and Bihar governments over the case, the probe agency continues to probe all possible angles, including professional rivalry, to find out what may have led the actor take the extreme step of ending his life.

When asked whether the Mumbai Police will hand over the investigation in the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) or conduct a parallel probe, Deshmukh said, "We will abide by the Supreme Court Order".

Mumbai: Sushant Singh Rajput's former girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty has released a WhatsApp conversation which she had with the late actor. After the case was transferred to the CBI, the Bihar team returned to Patna.

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