Mumbai: Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty has alleged before the Supreme Court that actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s father has used his influence in roping her in the FIR lodged at Patna in Bihar accusing her of abetment of suicide of his son.
The allegations in the FIR lodged at Patna against Rhea reflect the influence of Rajput’s father in illegally roping her in the case, said the petition filed by her seeking transfer of the FIR from Patna to Mumbai.
The Petitioner is an actress and is into acting since 2012. In the peculiar facts and circumstances of the present case, the Petitioner has been falsely implicated in the present case filed at the instance of Krishna Kishore Singh-father of the deceased, the plea said.
Rhea in her plea admitted that she was in a live-in relationship with Rajput and has been in deep trauma due the death of the actor and moreover getting rape and death threats.
Petitioner has also received various death and rape threats and she is in deep trauma due to the loss of deceased, which is multiplied further due to the media sensitivity of the case it said, adding that she has also filed a complaint at Santa Cruz police station against the rape and death threats.
She said, "It is pertinent to mention that the deceased and petitioner were in live-in relationship since a year up till June 8, 2020 when the petitioner had temporarily shifted to her own residence in Mumbai."
Her plea said, deceased was suffering from depression for some time and was also on anti-depressants and he committed suicide on the morning of June 14, 2020 at his Bandra residence by hanging himself.
Rhea said that she was summoned by the Bandra police on various occasions and her statement was also recorded under section 175 of CrpC and she understands that the probe of Mumbai police is still going on as some of the forensic reports are still awaited.
The entire cause of action as alleged in the FIR had arisen at Bandra in Mumbai, her plea said.