New Delhi: Officials said on Wednesday that the CBI will investigate the suicide of Sushant Singh Rajput, an actor suspected of suicide, under the guidance of the Bihar government.
The Bihar police have registered a case of teaching suicide and criminal conspiracy, including other allegations of cheating due to complaints from the deceased’s family.
They said the state government has sought CBI to investigate the matter.
Officials said that the center has passed the reference to CBI, and CBI has decided to start an investigation on this basis.
According to procedures, if legal issues are involved, CBI has the right to return reference materials and may seek further clarification, but people familiar with the matter said that the case will be investigated.
On June 14, Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, was found hanging from the ceiling of his apartment in Bandra, a suburb of Mumbai. Since then, the Mumbai police have kept the case in mind.
On July 25, Rajput’s father conducted an interview with his rumored girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty and 6 other people including his family at the Rajiv Nagar police station in Patna. The FIR accused him of teaching him suicide.