Tuesday 20 October 2020

CBI warns neighbour who spoke about Sushant-Rhea 13 June meeting

Quoting the neighbour, the report had said: “The person told me this in June itself before any of this had gone to CBI or even before Rhea had said anything

Actor Rhea Chakraborty’s neighbour had claimed few days back that an eyewitness had seen late Sushant Singh Rajput drop off Rhea at latter’s apartment complex in Mumbai. Now, post an interrogation with Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), she has been warned by the central agency from lying.

A TV report had quoted the neighbour who said that she had been told by an eyewitness that Sushant had dropped Rhea at her flat on 13 June, day before his death.

Quoting the neighbour, the report had said: “The person told me this in June itself before any of this had gone to CBI or even before Rhea had said anything. The person had said, ‘Oh! he passed away, I had just seen him drop her off on 13th evening.’ Nothing was known at that time that what else will come up. I have not seen anything and yes, I am Rhea’s neighbour.”

As per a new report the CBI has now warned the neighbour, named Dimple Thawani, from lying. In her interrogation on 11 October while Dimple stuck to her claim that not she, but someone else had seen Sushant drop Rhea, she refused to reveal who this person was. She also refused to speak about the time and place where the incident happened.

Rhea’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde called the entire meeting episode as ‘baseless rumour’. Releasing a statement, which said that Rhea would take legal action against those who tried to defame her, he said: “One such a person was Dimple Thawani, a neighbour of RC who claims she is an SSR fan and believes she is his soulmate due to a past life connection. She claims that someone told her that SSR dropped RC home on the 13th. It’s a baseless rumour by a fan who is part of the media circus and wants to share the limelight with others who claim to know SSR.”

Sushant died in his Mumbai flat on 14 June. Rhea was arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in September for procuring banned drugs for him. After nearly a month in Byculla jail, she was released on bail on 7 October.

Sushant’s cook Neeraj says actor started eating less after Disha Salian’s death

Sushant Singh Rajput’s appetite took a hit after the death of his former manager Disha Salian, his cook Neeraj claimed. Sushant was found dead in his apartment on 14 June, less than a week after Disha’s alleged suicide on June 8. It has been speculated that their deaths are linked.

Neeraj said in an interview that while Sushant started eating less after hearing about Disha’s death, he did not seem depressed. He added that the household staff had not heard of her or seen her around.

Neeraj said, “He was eating less, but otherwise he was alright. He was talking normally and did not seem depressed. We had never even heard of Disha or seen her. Sir would remain a little upset and he started eating less.”

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