Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death on June 14 shook the world. It was impossible for his millions of fans to believe that the actor was not among them.
Within days, many layers of his life started peeling off in front of the public. What was initially seen as a case of fragile mental health soon started witnessing many theories. The Mumbai Police began investigating the case, but the fans demanded the CBI inquiry.
A lot has happened since then. Here’s a timeline to track how the case changed since Sushant’s death.
Feb 10: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which registered a case related to drugs in connection with the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, dispelled the rumours that it is filing a charge sheet soon and said that many links are still being probed.
Feb 2: Taking ahead the investigation in the Bollywood-drugs mafia links angle in the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) grilled an assistant director who was a friend of the late actor.
Jan 18: In a significant verdict having ramifications on the Indian media, the Bombay High Court said that ‘media trial’ impacts investigations, violates laws, obstructs administration of justice besides amounting to a contempt of the court.
Jan 18: Soni Razdan feels Rhea Chakraborty was an innocent victim of twisted design. Razdan took to Twitter to support Rhea, who last year faced social ostracisation after the death of her actor-boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput.
Dec 1: Sushant Singh Rajput was the most searched personality of 2020 while Rhea Chakraborty was the most searched female celebrity, according to a yearend list released by the search engine Yahoo for India.
Nov 22: A Mumbai special court sent Bharti Singh and her husband Harsh Limbachiya, who were arrested in a drugs seizure and consumption case filed by the NCB, to judicial custody till December 4.
Nov 11: NCB questioned South African model Gabriella Demetriades for nearly six hours.