A senior Mumbai police official has claimed that Sushant Singh Rajput’s brother-in-law, an IPS officer, had requested him to pressurise the actor’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty to finish their relationship.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Paramjitsingh Dahiya informed a TV channel that OP Singh, brother-in-law of Sushant Rajput and senior IPS officer of Haryana police, had made the request in February this 12 months.
Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, was discovered lifeless at his house in suburban Bandra on June 14.
“Singh requested me to name Rhea Chakraborty to the police station informally and pressurise her,” stated Mr Dahiya, who was the zonal police head of Bandra area until April 1.
Mr Dahiya stated Mr Singh allegedly informed him that Sushant Singh Rajput’s household felt Rhea Chakraborty was “controlling” the actor and wished her out of his life.
Mr Dahiya stated the actor’s household didn’t submit a written grievance. He stated OP Singh made the casual request (to pressurise Rhea Chakraborty) to him by means of WhatsApp messages on February 18 and 25.
The DCP stated Mr Singh visited Mumbai on February 5 and allegedly informed him to tell Sushant Singh Rajput that he was in Mumbai. He additionally requested that an individual known as Miranda be stored in a day’s police custody, with none grievance or investigation, Mr Dahiya claimed.
The DCP stated he “politely and firmly” informed Mr Singh that it was not doable for him to name anybody to the police station and maintain him in custody because it was towards process.
Mr Dahiya stated he requested Mr Singh to file a written grievance based mostly on which the matter can be investigated. “The written grievance by no means got here,” he added.
Sushant Rajput’s father KK Singh has launched a video saying he alerted Mumbai police on February 25 that his sons life was in peril.
On Monday, Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh stated the household did not increase any suspicion when the town police recorded their statements on June 16. “At that second, they did not increase any suspicion and in addition did not complain about any lapse in our investigation,” he stated.