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Truth shall prevail, says Rhea Chakraborty over accusations of abetment to suicide

In a video statement released through her lawyers, Chakraborty said she had faith in the judiciary and that she believes she will get justice.

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Mumbai: Actor Rhea Chakraborty, who has been accused by Sushant Singh Rajput’s family of abetting the actor’s suicide, has broken her silence in the case, claiming “the truth shall prevail”.

Rajput, who was dating Chakraborty, was found dead at his Bandra residence on June 14.

Over a month after the 34-year-old actor’s death, his father lodged a police complaint in Patna on Tuesday against Chakraborty.

In a video statement released through her lawyers, Chakraborty said she had faith in the judiciary.

“I have immense faith in god and the judiciary. I believe that I will get justice. Even though a lot of horrible things are being said about me on the electronic media, I refrain from commenting on the advice of my lawyers as the matter is sub-judice. Satyamev Jayate, the truth shall prevail, the actor said.

In his complaint, Rajput’s father Krishna Kumar Singh, also sought to invoke the provisions of the Mental Health Care Act, alleging that the “machinations” of Rhea and her family members had caused his son to crack up, despite a successful career in films, and ultimately drove him to suicide.

Singh has accused Chakraborty of having befriended his son in May, 2019 with the intention of furthering her own career.

The Mumbai Police is already investigating Rajput’s death.

On July 16, Chakraborty had requested Union Home Minister Amit Shah to order a CBI inquiry to understand what “pressures” prompted Sushant to take the extreme step of suicide.

Addressing herself as Rajput’s “girlfriend” for the first time in public, Chakraborty said though she has “complete faith” in the government, a CBI inquiry would help bring justice to the case.

“Respected @AmitShah sir, I’m Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty. It is now over a month since his sudden demise. I have complete faith in the government, however in the interest of justice, I request you with folded hands to initiate a CBI enquiry into this matter,” the 28-year-old actor wrote on Instagram alongside Rajput”s photo.

“I only want to understand what pressures prompted Sushant to take this step. Yours sincerely, Rhea Chakraborty. #satyamevajayate,” she added.


Also read: Sushant was not depressed, can never believe he committed suicide, says Ankita Lokhande


 

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3 COMMENTS

  1. This is nothing but a election stunt by the Modi Sarkar. Sushant belonged to Bihar and Bihar is going to the polls. Modi, RSS and BJP will surely raise this suicide by Bihari Sushant and blame the khans of Bollywood. And blame it on western culture. Yes it is god sent. Modi will make full use of it. See that nobody talks of economy.

    • The way you talk it seems as if Mr. Modi has no other work than to do all the nonsense which you have told about him. The RSS is a disciplined organization and don’t interfere in matters concerning bollywood. They have better things to do for the nation. So, before you talk, get the facts. Don’t shoot in the air. We all know who is behind people who talk like this.

  2. This gold digger managed to keep Sushant sedated and wiped off 50 crores of his hard earned money.

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