Yash Raj Films (YRF) chairman, Aditya Chopra, on Saturday recorded his statement in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide case at Versova police station. While the case is being investigated by the Bandra Police Station, the filmmaker was called to Versova police station, where he was questioned for more than four hours.
Since June 14, when the 34-year-old actor was found hanging inside his house at Bandra, police have recorded the statements of more than 35 people, including his father, friends, and co-actors. The police have registered an accidental death report in the case.
During their investigation, police had earlier sought information from the YRF on the contract signed by the late actor. The YRF’s casting director Shanoo Sharma’s statement has also been recorded by the Mumbai police.
“We are trying to ascertain whether there were any issues pertaining to his contract with the YRF,” said an officer.
On Thursday, actor Rhea Chakraborty posted on social media seeking a CBI probe in the matter. Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, however, has dismissed the demand for a CBI probe saying that the Mumbai Police are more than capable of handling this case. On Thursday, Sushant Singh Rajput's psychiatrist Kersi Chavda's statement was recorded by the Mumbai Police to have a look into his recent mental states and change in the dosage of medicines in the past few months. The investigation has also revealed that Sushant had two credit cards were used by his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty. The bank records of the last 11 months showed that the actress also shopped using Sushant's card. Not only this but besides the actor his credit and debit card PIN, password details were with Rhea.