The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday registered case against six accused and others in late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput‘s death.
The FIR is lodged against the late actor’s alleged girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, Indrajit Chakraborty, Sandhya Chakraborty, Showik Chakraborty, Samuel Miranda, Shruti Modi, and others involved in the case, reports stated quoting officials.
The CBI on Wednesday had taken over the probe from Bihar Police.
The case will be probed by a special investigation team under the Superintendent of Police Nupur Prasad and will be supervised by DIG Gagandeep Gambhir and Joint Director Manoj Shashidhar, both senior IPS officers from the Gujarat cadre, officials were quoted.
The CBI earlier got in touch with Bihar Police as it finalized an FIR in a case related to Sushant’s death, officials said Thursday.
The case has gone to the CBI on a reference from the Bihar government which has been forwarded to the agency by the Central Government.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra government has raised objection to the move as Bihar does not have jurisdiction to start probe in a different state.
Mumbai police had registered an accidental death report and an investigation is underway in the case.
Till now, the Mumbai police has recorded statements of 56 people, including Rajput’s sisters, Chakraborty and some other film personalities like Aditya Chopra, Mahesh Bhatt and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging from the ceiling of his apartment in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on June 14 last.
Since then Mumbai police has been probing the case keeping in mind various angles.
Bihar Police also swung into action following a complaint by Krishna Kishore Singh, the 77-year-old father of Rajput, and a resident of Patna.