Sushant's father files FIR against Rhea for abetting suicide

Mumbai: Sushant's father has filed an FIR in Patna against actor Rhea Chakraborty and five others, including three of her family members, for abetment of suicide, police said on Tuesday.

Inspector General of Police, Patna Central, Sanjay Singh confirmed that the FIR was filed on Saturday.

“My son was at the peak of his acting career till May 2019. During that period, Rhea and her relatives developed an acquaintance with my son, under a deliberate conspiracy, so that Rhea could establish herself in the film industry and

with an eye on Sushant’s wealth… He was later made to rent a house that was haunted, and that had an impact on my son,” Rajput’s father, K K Singh, has said in the FIR.

The FIR has been filed under IPC Sections 306 (abetment of suicide), 341 (wrongful restraint), 342 (wrongful confinement), 380 (theft in dwelling house), 406 (criminal breach of trust) and 420 (cheating).

A police officer said Rajput’s family has also alleged that Chakraborty used his credit cards during a Europe tour.

Besides Chakraborty, the others named in the FIR are three of her relatives, Indrajit Chakraborty, Sandhya Chakraborty and Shobhik Chakraborty, and two others – Samuel Miranda and Shruti Modi.

A four-member team of the Patna Police has left for Mumbai for further investigations. “We have spoken to Mumbai Police to seek their cooperation,” said a police officer.

The Mumbai Police is already probing the alleged suicide case and has questioned several people. In her statement to the Mumbai Police, Chakraborty had claimed that Rajput was upset over the nature of his contract with a leading film production house. Asianet Online