Following the untimely demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty has become a prime suspect in his case. A while back, the late actor’s father lodged an FIR against Rhea and five others for abetment to suicide and fraud. Following the money laundering charges, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) summoned the Jalebi actress on August 7 and grilled her for over 8 hours. Further during the questioning on August 10, Rhea was at the ED office for almost 18 hours.
The latest update in the case claims that the ED officials have not found any big substantial transfers made to Rhea Chakraborty or her family from Sushant Singh Rajput’s accounts. According to the reports, the Kai Po Che actor had Rs 15 crore last year at the beginning of the financial year and the money was used for tax and travel-related payments.
However, there was an alleged transfer of Rs 15 lakh from the late actor’s primary account. The ED officials have reportedly addressed that Rhea was not a joint account holder in any of Sushant’s bank accounts.
Source claim that Rhea has been asked to submit documents of her investments and sources of income owing to an alleged mismatch between her income and her expenses. Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik Chakraborty were partners with Sushant Singh Rajput in at least two of his companies- Front India For World Foundation set up in January 2020 and Vividrage Reality x Private Limited which was set up in September 2019.
A few days back, the centre told that Sushant Singh Rajput’s case was handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the request of the Bihar Government.
Currently, apart from Rhea Chakraborty, the Chhicchore actor’s flatmate Siddharth Pithani and also his manager Shruti Modi are among the prime suspects in the case.’
Sushant Singh Rajput died of suicide on June 14, 2020. His dead body was found hanging at his residence in Mumbai.