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Mahesh Bhatt records statement at Santa Cruz police station in Sushant Singh Rajput suicide case

Rajput, 34, was found hanging at his apartment in suburban Bandra on June 14. The police have so far recorded statements of 38 people in connection with the case.

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Mumbai: Director-Producer Mahesh Bhatt leaves from Santa Cruz Police Station, where he had come to record his statement in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. pic.twitter.com/KW34PPBuH6— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2020
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New Delhi: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt recorded his statement in the in connection with Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput”s death. Bhatt reached the Santacruz police station around noon along with his legal team.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Mumbai: Director-Producer Mahesh Bhatt leaves from Santa Cruz Police Station, where he had come to record his statement in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. <a href="https://t.co/KW34PPBuH6">pic.twitter.com/KW34PPBuH6</a></p>— ANI (@ANI) <a href="https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1287666777476931584?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 27, 2020</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

He recorded his statement with police and left at about 2.30 pm, the official said. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone IX) Abhishek Trimukhe and other senior officials were present in the police station, he added.

Rajput, 34, was found hanging at his apartment in suburban Bandra on June 14. The police have so far recorded statements of 38 people in connection with the case.

On Sunday, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said besides Mahesh Bhatt, producer-director Karan Johar”s manager has also been called to record the statement and if needed, Johar himself will be asked to do so.

The police are investigating allegations that professional rivalry, besides clinical depression, drove the actor to suicide.

Summons have also been sent to actor Kangana Ranaut, asking her to record her statement, the minister said.

According to police, Ranaut is currently in Manali.

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