August 21, 2020 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

Sushant Singh Rajput (21 January 1986 – 14 June 2020) was an Indian actor who is best known for his work in Hindi cinema. Rajput started his career with television serials. His debut show was Star Plus‘s romantic drama Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil (2008), followed by a starring role in Zee TV‘s soap opera Pavitra Rishta (2009–2011).

Sushant Singh Rajput case: CBI spotted at Bandra Police station to collect evidence.

The CBI SIT team has commenced their investigations into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Since landing into the city last evening, the team, that is stationed at a guesthouse in the city, were seen wasting no time and beginning their probe early this morning with an unidentified person being called in for questioning.

Sushant Singh Rajput
Rajput at a promotional event for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story in 2016
Born21 January 1986[1]
MaldihaBihar, India[2][3]
Died14 June 2020 (aged 34)[4]
MumbaiMaharashtra, India
Cause of deathSuicide by hanging[4]
Alma materDelhi Technological University
Years active2008–2020

Later in the day, members of the investigating team were spotted heading from the office of DCP Zone 9 Abhishek Trimukhe, to the Bandra Police station for further investigation and data collection.

From left to right: Rajput, Rajkumar RaoAbhishek Kapoor and Amit Sadh at the promotion of Kai Po Che! in 2013

According to reports on Times Now, the team was spotted collecting the case diary, the late actor’s phone, laptop and other forensic data from Mumbai Police. Reports also stated that if required, the team would also speak to the Mumbai Police DCP, with whom the family of Sushant shared a WhatsApp message in February this year citing threat to the life of the actor.

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Rajput with Kriti Sanon promoting Raabta in 2017

The agency officers are also likely to visit Sushant’s residence in Bandra where he was found dead on June 14 and will also call the first five people who reached to his flat after the death.

The team is also likely to meet Mitu Singh, sister of Sushant to gather more details.

The CBI on August 7 had taken over the probe into the death of the 34-year-old actor on the orders of the central government after the Bihar government recommended for the central agency probe.

Rajput with Lokhande at Kai Po Che‘s premiere

The CBI registered a case against Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, her father Indrajit, mother Sandhya, brother Showik, Sushant’s ex-manager Shruti Modi and flatmate Samuel Miranda and unknown others on the basis of his father K.K. Singh‘s complaint filed with the Bihar Police on July 25.

The CBI has also recorded the statement of Sushant’s father and his elder sister Rani Singh. According to agency sources, in their statement the family has alleged that contrary to their FIR with the Bihar police, the death of the actor was not suicide but a murder.

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