The Enforcement Directorate has questioned the chartered accountant (CA) of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in reference to a cash laundering probe that stemmed from a criticism lodged by Rajput’s father with the Bihar police, officers mentioned.
They mentioned Sandeep Shridhar has been questioned in Mumbai by the central probe company and his assertion recorded underneath the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA).
The CA is known to be dealing with the actor’s funds for a few yr and the ED needs to grasp his monetary dealings with a view to take the probe ahead.
Mr Rajput, 34, was discovered lifeless in his condo in Mumbai’s Bandra space on June 14.
The questioning is linked to the cash laundering case that was registered by the ED final week on the premise of a Bihar Police FIR during which Sushant Singh Rajput’s father has accused actress Rhea Chakraborty and her household of abetting the Bollywood actor’s suicide.
No less than two firms linked to Mr Rajput and a few monetary offers involving Chakraborty and her brother Showik are underneath the ED scanner.
Ms Chakraborty, her hassle and others are anticipated to be summoned by the company for questioning quickly.
The ED case has been filed in opposition to the accused named within the Bihar Police FIR that embrace Ms Chakraborty, her household and 6 others.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s father Krishna Kumar Singh, who resides in Patna, had final month lodged a criticism with the Bihar Police in opposition to Ms Chakraborty, her relations and 6 others for abettment to suicide of his son and fraud.
He additionally needs a police investigation to determine the place the Rs 15 crore deposited in a checking account held by Mr Rajput was transferred.
The Mumbai police can also be probing the alleged suicide case, and has questioned a number of prime Bollywood producers and administrators on this case.
Ms Chakraborty launched a video assertion after the ED case was filed. “I’ve immense religion in god and the judiciary. I imagine that I’ll get justice. Despite the fact that a whole lot of horrible issues are being mentioned about me on the digital media, I chorus from commenting on the recommendation of my legal professionals because the matter is sub-judice. Satyamev Jayate, the reality shall prevail,” she mentioned within the message.
Sushant Singh starred in movies like “Shuddh Desi Romance”, “Raabta”, “Kedarnath”, “Chhichhore” and “Sonchiriya”.