Sushant Case: Rhea Files Petition in SC Seeking Transfer of Probe

An FIR has been filed against Rhea based on a complaint by Sushant's father.

Updated29 Jul 2020, 12:16 PM IST
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A petition has been filed by Rhea Chakraborty in the Supreme Court seeking transfer of investigation into Sushant Singh Rajput's death to Mumbai, the actor's lawyer Satish Maneshinde said, reported ANI.

An FIR was filed on Tuesday, 29 July, in Patna against Rhea based on a complaint by Sushant's father, the inspector general of Patna Central Zone said, reported ANI.

A police official told The Quint that the FIR has been filed against Chakraborty and five others. Apart from Section 306 of the IPC (Abetment of suicide), other sections invoked include Section 340, 342, 380, 406 and 420, reports said.

The Patna FIR alleges that "Rs 15 crore was transferred from Sushant's bank account to an unknown account in a year." It also stated that "Sushant's credit cards and bank accounts were run by Rhea Chakraborty and her family. On 8 June, Rhea left with Sushant's cash, jewellery, ATM cards, laptop etc". The FIR also states that "Rhea had Sushant's medical records and threatened to make them public".

Rhea had earlier taken to social media to call for a CBI inquiry into Rajput's death.

Rhea Chakraborty demands CBI inquiry into Sushant's death.
Rhea Chakraborty demands CBI inquiry into Sushant's death.

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Published: 29 Jul 2020, 11:07 AM IST
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