Actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
Mumbai police have arrested a Delhi-based lawyer for spreading fake conspiracy theories about the deaths of actor Sushant Singh Rajput and talent manager Disha Salian.
The official said the cyber unit of the Mumbai Crime Branch arrested Bivore Anand from his Delhi residence on Thursday. He said Anand had allegedly posted a YouTube video in which the lawyer made defamatory remarks against Maharashtra Minister Aditya Thackeray and linked him to death. An FIR was lodged in this regard last August, the official said.
“After investigation, police have arrested the accused for spreading fake conspiracy theories in the cases of Sushant Singh Rajput and Disha Salian,” said Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Milind Bharamba. He said defamation and other charges have been filed against the accused under the Indian Penal Code and Information Technology Act. He said Anand was produced in court on Friday and remanded in police custody till October 19.
A case has been filed in Patna against Riya Chakraborty and othersWho is Sushant Singh Rajput’s father? Singh () 4) filed a case against Riya Chakraborty in Patna on July 26, alleging that her son had committed suicide.
Police in Patna charged 341, 342 (criminal hostage), 360 (burglary in the house where you live), 406 (criminal treason), 420 (fraud) and 306 (for suicide). Singh accused TV and film actress Chakraborty of befriending Sushant in May 2019 to improve his career.