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 grievance lodged by Rajput’s father with the Bihar police, officers stated.
They stated Sandeep Shridhar has been questioned in Mumbai by the central probe company and his assertion recorded below the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
The CA is known to be dealing with the actor’s funds for a few 12 months and the ED needs to know his monetary dealings to be able 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 by which Sushant Singh Rajput’s father has accused actress Rhea Chakraborty and her household of abetting the Bollywood actor’s suicide.
At least two firms linked to Mr Rajput and a few monetary offers involving Chakraborty and her brother Showik are below 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 towards the accused named within the Bihar Police FIR that embody Ms Chakraborty, her household and 6 others.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s father Krishna Kumar Singh, who resides in Patna, had final month lodged a grievance with the Bihar Police towards Ms Chakraborty, her members of the family and 6 others for abettment to suicide of his son and fraud.
He additionally needs a police investigation to establish the place the Rs 15 crore deposited in a checking account held by Mr Rajput was transferred.
The Mumbai police can 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 have immense faith in god and the judiciary. I believe that I will get justice. Even though a lot of horrible things are being said about me on the electronic media, I refrain from commenting on the advice of my lawyers as the matter is sub-judice. Satyamev Jayate, the truth shall prevail,” she stated within the message.
Sushant Singh starred in movies like “Shuddh Desi Romance”, “Raabta”, “Kedarnath”, “Chhichhore” and “Sonchiriya”.