Mumbai police already probing the death of the actor and has questioned several Bollywood bigwigs including filmmakers Mahesh Bhatt and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Rhea Chakraborty has also recorded her statement.
The case has been lodged under various sections of IPC including 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement), 380 (theft in dwelling house), 406 (punishment for criminal breach of trust), 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) and 306 (abetment of suicide).
The actor, aged 34, died at his home in suburban Bandra in Mumbai on June 14. Several political leaders and film personalities have demanded a CBI probe into his death.
Actor Rajput’s suspected death by suicide has also triggered a debate on alleged nepotism and favoritism in the Hindi film industry. Several top production houses had allegedly boycotted the Patna-born actor, causing him distress and compelling him to end his life.
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