Within hours after the Enforcement Directorate rejected Rhea Chakraborty’s plea to defer her questioning, the actor was grilled for hours by the agency on Friday afternoon.
At around 11.50 am, Rhea arrived at the office of the Enforcement Directorate with her brother Showik Chakraborty for questioning. The Enforcement Directorate is likely to record the statements of Rhea Chakraborty under the Prevention of the Money Laundering act of 2002. This will be the first0 time Rhea will be recording her statement as an accused in the case.
The agency has questioned Rhea over her financial expenditure and handling of her investments and properties. The questions will also be on her alleged involvement in handling the account of her late boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput.
On the 31st of July, the Enforcement Directorate has registered a money laundering case against Rhea and her family members for suspicious transactions of an amount close to Rs. 15 crores from Sushant Singh Rajput’s account. As per reports, the agency has also accessed details of the financial transactions of the Vividrage Rhealityx firm which has Rhea as the director. Another company under scrutiny is Front India For World which has her brother Showik Chakraborty as a director.
CBI Files FIR Against Chakraborty Family
After taking control of the case, the Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a First Investigation Report against Rhea Chakraborty and her family.
The case in relation to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput has been registered against six people including Rhea and her family members. The FIR has been filed on the basis of the case formulated by the Bihar Police. The FIR names Rhea’s father Indrajit Chakraborty, her mother Sandhya Chakraborty, brother Showik Chakraborty, Sushant’s manager Samuel Miranda and Shruti Modi and unknown others.
The Chakraborty family has been charged under various sections of the Indian penal code that has criminal conspiracy, abetment of suicide, wrongful restraint/confinement, theft, criminal breach of trust, cheating, and others.
Source: Free Press Journal