TIMES OF INDIA

THE TIMES OF INDIA | Aug 14, 2020, 03:44:11 IST

Live updates from Sushant Singh Rajput case: SSR's 'M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story' co-star says, "he was extremely polite with his co-actors and made sure that in a frame, everyone was comfortable"

The investigations into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput continues, with the CBI stepping in to conduct an independent probe and the ED carrying on their inquiry into the financial aspects of the case. With the CBI zeroing in on five key witnesses who were at the scene before the Mumbai Police, the ED, on the other hand, questioned Mitu Singh about her late brother’s finances. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court reserved its judgment on Rhea Chakraborty’s plea for the transfer of the probe from Patna to Mumbai, and instead asked all parties to file brief written notes of all such precedent judgments by Thursday. Here are all the live updates from Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case:

03:44 (IST), Aug 14

Sushant Singh Rajput case: SSR's 'M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story' co-star says, "he was extremely polite with his co-actors and made sure that in a frame, everyone was comfortable"

He was very quiet and mostly kept to himself. Having said that, he was extremely polite with his co-actors and made sure that in a frame, everyone was comfortable. I distinctly remember that after every shot, he would sit in a corner, close his eyes and rehearse for the next shot.

02:23 (IST), Aug 14

Sushant Singh Rajput's family friend Nilotpal Mrinal makes a tribute song titled 'Insaaf Ye Ek Sawaal Hai' for the late actor

As the investigation of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case continues with new twists and turns, his family friend Nilotpal Mrinal has made tribute song 'Insaaf Ye Ek Sawaal Hai' for the late actor.

00:48 (IST), Aug 14

Sushant Singh Rajput's death case: Varun Dhawan and Mouni Roy support #CBIForSSR campaign

On Thursday, Kangana Ranaut, Kriti Sanon and Daisy Shah took to social media to support #CBIForSSR campaign. Now, Varun Dhawan and Mouni Roy are also supporting the movement. Varun and Mouni wrote, "#CBIforSushantSinghRajpu" on their respective Instagram stories.

00:01 (IST), Aug 14

Vikas Gupta prays for the truth to come out

22:55 (IST), Aug 13

After Kriti Sanon, Daisy Shah supports CBI probe into Sushant Singh Rajput's case; says, 'give justice to SSR and his loved ones'

After Kriti Sanon penned a note to support #CBIForSSR campaign, actress Daisy Shah took to Instagram to share a heartwarming post to demand justice for the late actor and his loved ones. She wrote, "It's time #CBI takes up the case."

21:10 (IST), Aug 13

Sushant Singh Rajput case: The late actor's former driver says, ‘Rhea Chakraborty was controlling SSR’

Sushant Singh Rajput's former driver says Rhea Chakraborty was the late actor. Everyone used to say, "Abhi sab Rhea ka chalta hai"

19:57 (IST), Aug 13

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut tries to gag the actor’s family, asks ‘everyone to keep quiet’ till Mumbai Police’s probe is over

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut reportedly said that all political parties, all their opponents as well as the late actor’s family members should remain quiet. He also stated that Mumbai Police was about to conclude its investigation in the matter.

19:25 (IST), Aug 13

Sushant Singh Rajput’s former manager and driver claim that Rhea Chakraborty controlled the actor’s money

Sushant SIngh Rajput's former driver Dhiren confessed that Rhea Chakraborty hijacked all of the actor's finances and was taking all major decisions of the actor’s personal and professional life. This is also one of the reasons she replaced all the staff members.

19:01 (IST), Aug 13

Kriti Sanon joins the #CBIforSSR campaign, demands a CBI probe in the case

Penning down emotional note, Kriti Sanon said that she is “hoping” and “praying” for the case to be investigated without any “political agendas” and in its “true sense.” She added that it’s high time for the late actor’s soul to finally rest in peace. She also stated that Sushant’s loved ones deserve a “closure.”

18:23 (IST), Aug 13

Maharashtra Govt file its submission in the SC

According to Times Now's latest report, the Maharashtra Govt has filed its submission in the SC in connection to the plea filed by Rhea Chakraborty to transfer the case to Mumbai. According to it, the Patna FIR is malafide & illegal and a single-judge bench can't order for a CBI probe.

17:33 (IST), Aug 13

Sushant Singh Rajput's family makes several claims in their latest submission against Rhea Chakraborty’s plea

According to Times Now, the Rajput family has stated through their written submission that they have no faith in Mumbai police. They have also added that the Bihar government has the complete jurisdiction to probe the FIR filed against Rhea Chakraborty in Patna. Lawyer Vikas Singh has also cited that the case is more appropriate for the CBI invention because there are two states involved alongside the fight for jurisdiction as Mumbai police have not cooperated with Bihar police for the probe

17:13 (IST), Aug 13

Actress Ankita Lokhande releases a video and demands for a CBI probe in Sushant Singh Rajput's case

16:51 (IST), Aug 13
 
Quote

The larger point is that Bihar definitely has jurisdiction and the SC should rule on that.

Sushant's family lawyer, Vikas Singh to Times Now 
16:43 (IST), Aug 13

Shekhar Suman on two months of Sushant Singh Rajput's demise: The protests have grown bigger and the voices louder

Veteran Bollywood actor Shekhar Suman took to Twitter and wrote, "Tomorrow is going to be exactly two months since Sushant is gone. Be ready to tweet as many times as you can to prove it to these people that over the months the protests and the numbers have only grown bigger and the voices louder. #Warriors4SSR."

16:24 (IST), Aug 13

Kangana Ranaut’s team once again supports the CBI probe for Sushant Singh Rajput, says everyone deserves to know the truth; watch video

Kangana Ranaut’s team took to Twitter to share a video of the ‘Queen’ actress where she is seen holding a placard that read “JUSTICE FOR SUSHANT #CBIforSushant.” In the video, Kangana says, “We want CBI for Sushant Singh Rajput. We deserve to know the truth."

15:54 (IST), Aug 13

Sushant Singh Rajput case: 'Mumbai Police are close enough to wrap up their probe' says Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has said that all political parties, opposition and family members should stay quiet until the police complete their investigation.

15:37 (IST), Aug 13

Sushant Singh Rajput’s family lawyer Vikas Singh makes serious allegations against Rhea Chakraborty

According to Vikas Singh, if Rhea had not closed the line of communication between late actor Sushant Singh Rajput and his family, then his demise could have been evaded. He also added that ultimately family is the 'biggest support system'.