Mumbai: Actor Ankita Lokhande on Wednesday mentioned that she has by no means claimed that Sushant Singh Rajput was “murdered” however needs “justice” for her “late friend” and his household.
Rajput, 34, was discovered useless in his Bandra residence in June. His demise has sparked loads of controversy within the media.
Lokhande, who met Rajput on the units of TV present “Pavitra Rishta” and dated him until 2016, had posted “Justice” on her Twitter wall after Rajput’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty was arrested by NCB.
Chakraborty, who has been accused of abetting Rajput’s suicide by his household, was arrested on Tuesday, by the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) in a medication case linked to the late actor’s demise.
Following Chakraborty’s arrest, Lokhande tweeted, “Nothing happens by chance, by fate. You create your own fate by your actions. That’s Karma.”
Now Lokhande has opened up about her causes to face with Rajput’s household as she shared a press release on her social media handles.
“I once more make clear, for the explanation repeatedly being requested by the media to me on whether or not I really feel it’s a homicide or suicide? I’ve by no means mentioned it’s a homicide or anybody particularly is accountable.
“I all the time have inspired justice for my late good friend SSR and stood by the bereaved household and fact ought to be introduced out by the investigating companies,” Lokhande wrote in her assertion.
Calling herself a “Maharashtrian and an Indian citizen”, the actor mentioned she has whole religion within the state authorities and central investigative companies.
Lokhande additionally mentioned that many individuals have known as her names however she by no means responded to something and got here ahead to talk about Rajput after they had been collectively.
“I only came forward to narrate about SSR and his mental health till 2016,” she added.
Addressing her “haters”, Lokhande mentioned Chakraborty was the closest particular person to the actor and so she shouldn’t have let him devour medicine.
“When she very properly knew about his psychological state by publicly stating that he was in melancholy. Ought to she have allowed a depressed man to devour medicine? How is that going to assist?
“His situation would deteriorate to a stage that might make a person take the motion that SSR has allegedly taken. She was the closest particular person to him at the moment,” Lokhande claimed.
The actor mentioned that on one hand, Chakraborty was coordinating with Rajput’s docs concerning his well being points, however however, she was “coordinating drug logistics for him”.
“Would anyone, who claims to have loved someone so deeply, allow the other person to consume drugs claiming to know his mental state and condition? Would you do that? I don’t think anyone would. So how can it not be seen as an act of carelessness and irresponsibility?” Lokhande claimed.
The actor additionally raised questions as to why Rajput’s household was not knowledgeable about his melancholy in addition to his points with medicine.
“As per her, she informed his family about his ongoing treatment but did she ever inform them about his drug consumption? I am sure she didn’t because maybe she, herself, enjoyed consuming it. And this is why I feel it’s Karma/Fate,” she added.
Lokhande mentioned she’s going to proceed to help Rajput’s household, whereas asking her haters to take care of civility.