ED grills Rhea’s associate in Sushant Singh Rajput death case

Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate today questioned Bollywood actor Rhea Chakraborty’s associate in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death at its office in Ballard Estate.

Samuel Miranda was today questioned in connection with the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, reports said.

As per sources, the ED officials wanted to ferret out the facts involving financial transactions of Sushant Singh Rajput.

Besides, the ED will be looking into suspected money laundering and the business dealings of the companies whose directors were Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Souvik.

Preliminary investigation revealed that these companies had share capital of Rs 100000 and they hardly did any business, nor hired any staff.

Notably, Samuel has been named as one of the accused in the FIR filed with Bihar Police.

Sushant’s father KK Singh had alleged that Rs 15 crore was transferred from his son’s account.

The family was reportedly upset about the actress hijacking their son.

In a related development, ED also summoned Rhea Chakraborty to appear before it at its Mumbai office on August 7.

OP Singh, former ADG of Police from Haryana cadre, who is also Sushant’s brother-in-law, had texted then Bandra DCP Paramjeet Dahiya regarding a conspiracy to destroy Sushant monetarily, mentally and physically.

Earlier today, the Supreme Court said it is unfortunate that a gifted artist like Sushant Singh Rajput passed away in unusual circumstances and the truth in the matter should come out.

Justice Hrishikesh Roy said this while hearing the arguments on a plea by Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty seeking transfer of the case from Patna to Mumbai.

“A gifted and talented artist has passed away in circumstances which are unusual. Now, the circumstances in which this death took place needs to be inquired into,” Justice Roy observed.

The judge also added that it needs to be investigated whether there was any criminality involved in the matter.

He also pulled up the Maharashtra government for quarantining a Bihar Police officer for 14 days, who was had landed in Mumbai to lead a four-member probe team.

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