Sushant Singh Rajput death case current status: What is the CBI, NCB, ED update?

June 14,2021 01:19 PM


he Sushant Singh Rajput death case is being investigated by three central probe agencies - the CBI, the NCB and the ED. A year since his death, where does the investigation stand?

Ayear after Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his Bandra, Mumbai apartment (June 14, 2020), millions of his fans are still waiting for justice as none of the probe agencies investigating the death case - Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) - have to date been able concluded the investigation.

The death of Sushant Singh Rajput had created a political storm between the Maharashtra Government and the Bihar Government after which the Centre intervened and the Supreme Court directed the CBI to carry out a probe in connection to his death. This was after the late actor's father, KK Singh, filed an FIR against Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty and her family members accusing her of abetment of suicide and siphoning off Rs 15 crore from the late actor's account, among others. After the CBI registered the FIR, a case was lodged by the ED against Rhea to look into the money-laundering angle. The NCB also stepped in after WhatsApp chats revealed that the actor was given drugs.