A complaint has been filed in a court in Bihar on Saturday, accusing Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty of abetting the suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, as per the latest report in media.
Rhea and Sushant were reportedly in a relationship. The actor committed suicide at his apartment in Mumbai’s Bandra on 14 June.
Kundan Kumar, a resident of Patahi locality in Muzaffarpur, filed his petition before the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Mukesh Kumar. It has been posted for hearing on June 24.
Kumar has accused Rhea of “financial and mental exploitation” of Sushant. “My client is a huge fan of Rajput and has been deeply distressed by his suicide. He has filed his complaint under IPC Sections 306 (abetment of suicide) and 420 (fraud),” Kumar’s lawyer Kamlesh told reporters.
Rhea has been questioned by Mumbai Police. The police have recorded statements of 15 people so far.
This is the second petition filed before the CJM’s court in the north Bihar town of Muzaffarpur in connection with the death of the Patna-born actor.
Earlier this week, a local advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha had filed a similar petition naming Bollywood bigwigs Salman Khan, Aditya Chopra, Karan Johar, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ekta Kapoor as accused. Ojha had alleged that the heavyweights had tried to stall the career of the upcoming star.
Sushant Singh Rajput debuted in the 2013 film Kai Po Che and went on to do several films, including PK, Kedarnath and Chhichhore.
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