Patna: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a case of money laundering in connection with the alleged suicide of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput in a Rs 15 crore transaction.
A leading source of ED said that, the Directorate has registered a criminal case under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002. This move K.K. K. Singh has been raised after a complaint lodged with the Bihar Police against actress Riya Chakraborty.
The ED on Thursday sought a copy of the FIR lodged against Riya by Bihar Police and details of two companies owned by Sushant Singh Rajput and Riya’s family from banks. Sources said, the ED has also sought details of financial transactions of Vividage Realistics, whose actress is a director and also details of Front India for World, in which Shovik, the brother of the actress is a director.
Sushant’s father filed an FIR against Riya in Patna, accusing him of cheating and threatening his son. Sushant and Riya were in a relationship before the actor’s death. Sushant’s father has made several allegations against Riya, including taking money from his son and threatening to show the media the medical report of the late actor.
Along with this, he has also accused Riya of keeping Sushant away from his family. The brother of Sushant’s relationship and former BJP MLA from Chhattapur in Bihar, Neeraj Kumar Singh said that the family has filed an FIR after recovering from the shock of the young actor’s untimely and sudden demise.