Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday summoned expertise supervisor Jaya Saha in connection to the cash laundering probe into the demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
A senior ED official mentioned that Saha, who was questioned earlier by the monetary probe company, has been requested to look once more.
Saha was marketing consultant at Kwann Expertise Company, and was additionally the expertise supervisor for Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty.
The ED supply mentioned that the monetary probe company desires to query her concerning the drug angle, that has come up after one in all Saha’s dialog with Rhea bought leaked.
The ED has additionally sought the assistance of the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) to research into the drug angle. Based on ED sources, Rhea’s WhatsApp chats and a dialogue about ‘hard drugs’ and ‘MDMA’ got here to the fore over the previous few days.
The ED probing cash laundering prices towards Rhea and others, has already seized the actress’ telephones and digital gadgets.
The supply mentioned that the revelations concerning the drug angle got here after the digital gadgets together with cell phones was probed by the ED. The supply mentioned that the ED has shared its findings with the CBI and NCB.
Nonetheless, Rhea’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde in an announcement has refuted the drug angle and claimed that the Rhea has by no means consumed medicine in her life and he or she is prepared for any blood check.
Even Sushant’s sister Shweta Singh Kirti has referred to as the alleged drug chat of Rhea Chakraborty a felony offence and needs motion to be taken towards the actress.
“This is a CRIMINAL OFFENSE!! An immediate action should be taken by CBI on this. #RheaDrugsChat,” wrote Shweta on her unverified Twitter account. She additionally shared the clip of a information report that declared: “Sushant was administered something without his knowledge. That ultimately led to his death: Sushant Singh’s family lawyer,” she mentioned in a tweet.
The ED registered the cash laundering on July 31 on the idea of the Patna Police FIR after Sushant’s father Ok.Ok. Singh filed a grievance. Singh alleged that Rs 15 crore was transacted to unknown financial institution accounts from Sushant’s Kotak Mahindra checking account.
The ED has recorded the statements of Rhea, her father Indrajit, her brother Showik, her supervisor Shruti Modi and several other others within the case.
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