ED seeks case details from Bihar Police against Rhea Chakraborty in SSR suicide case

Last Modified Friday, 31 July 2020 (13:52 IST)
New Delhi:The (ED)
has sought case details in the FIR filed against Bollywood actress and others, with an aim to look into the possible money laundering angle in the finances of  Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who allegedly committed suicide on June 14, the officials said here on Thursday.
The central financial probe agency is reviewing this case  with possibility of investigation under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in Rajput's finances.
 
Sushant's father Krishna Kumar Singh  had lodged an FIR under various Sections of IPC against  Rhea, her family members and six others on charges of alleged abetment to suicide of his son on Tuesday. In his FIR, Mr Singh alleged that  Rhea befriended his son with an aim to further her own film and television career.
 
The officials said the agency's interest is limited only to the allegations of alleged mishandling of Rajput's money and his bank accounts. The agency will investigate if anyone used Rajput's finances for money laundering and creating illegal assets, they added.
 
Mumbai police is already probing the death of  Sushant, who was found hanging in his apartment in Mumbai's Bandra area on June 14.(UNI)
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