Mumbai, October 14
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday carried out searches on the premises of a movie producer in reference to its cash laundering probe linked to the loss of life of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, officers stated.
They stated the workplace and residential premises of Dinesh Vijan in Mumbai had been raided underneath provisions of the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA).
Some transactions of the movie producer with Rajput are underneath the company’s scanner and the raids had been carried out to acquire extra info and proof, they stated.
Vijan was questioned by the ED on this case prior to now and he was grilled concerning the funds made by him to Rajput and a few contracts between them, they stated.
Vijan had directed and produced the Hindi film ‘Raabta’ that launched in 2017 and had Rajput and actress Kriti Sanon within the lead roles.
The ED’s cash laundering case stems from an FIR filed by Rajput’s father on July 25 with the Bihar Police in Patna in opposition to the actor’s pal and live-in companion Rhea Chakraborty, her dad and mom—father Indrajit Chakraborty and mom Sandhya Chakraborty—brother Showik, Rajput’s supervisor Samuel Miranda, Shruti Modi and unknown individuals, accusing them of dishonest and abetting his son’s suicide.
The company has questioned all of them prior to now aside from Rajput’s father and a few of his sisters.
The 34-year-old actor was discovered lifeless at his flat in Mumbai’s Bandra space on June 14. The CBI and the Narcotics Management Bureau are additionally probing varied angles linked to his loss of life. PTI