Sushant was cut off from family, they were unable to help him with his problems, says lawyer
New Delhi, September 2: Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput was cut off from his family and therefore despite wanting to help him with his problems, they were not able to assist him, advocate Varun Singh, briefing lawyer of the family, said on Wednesday. “To dispel rumours and bring some clarity about the family’s stance and their case, Mr Vikas Singh will address media…
New Delhi [India], September 2 (ANI): Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput was cut off from his family and therefore despite wanting to help him with his problems, they were not able to assist him, advocate Varun Singh, briefing lawyer of the family, said on Wednesday.
“It has never been our case that the family was unaware. We have always said that there seemed to be a lot of problem and for which we (family) wanted to eventually rescue Sushant at an opportune time,” Singh told ANI here.
He said a look at the FIR in the case clears what the case has been made out.
“Because he (Sushant) was cut off, the family was unable to assist him and help him tide over the problem, which is why unfortunately things have happened the way they have,” Singh said.
“To dispel rumours and bring some clarity about the family’s stance and their case, Mr Vikas Singh (lawyer of Sushant’s father) will address media today,” he added.
Speaking about the recently registered drug case registered in the matter, Singh said that the family’s FIR has nothing to do with the drug angle.
“The credible investigative agency has taken note of the fact that these situations had occurred and there is something worthwhile to investigate. However, we as complainants have not really stressed up or made that a basis for our case,” he said.
When asked about the questioning of Sushant Singh Rajput’s sisters by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the lawyer said he cannot reveal the information as it is a matter of investigation. He also said that he cannot release what his three sisters discussed with their lawyers when they came to meet them today, without their consent.
It was also recently reported that Sushant’s sister Priyanka knew about his mental health condition.
This comes as the CBI, Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) are probing the death case, money laundering angle and drugs angle in the matter respectively.
The case had come to light after the dead body of Sushant Singh Rajput was found at his apartment in Mumbai’s Bandra on June 14. Police had, at the moment, said that it prima facia appeared to be a case of suicide. (ANI)
ANA NEWS WIRE Disclaimer:
The African News Agency (ANA) is a news wire service and therefore subscribes to the highest standards of journalism as it relates to accuracy, fairness and impartiality.
ANA strives to provide accurate, well sourced and reliable information across Text, Images and Video. Where errors do appear, ANA will seek to correct these timeously and transparently.
The ANA platform also contains news and information from third party sources. ANA has sought to procure reliable content from trusted news sources but cannot be held responsible for the accuracy and opinions provided by such sources on the ANA platform or linked sites.
The content provided for on the ANA News Wire platform, both through the ANA news operation and via its third party sources, are for the sole use of authorised subscribers and partners. Unauthorised access to and usage of ANA content will be subject to legal steps. ANA reserves its rights in this regard.
ANA makes every effort to ensure that the website is up and running smoothly at all times, however ANA does not take responsibility for, and will not be held liable for times when the website is temporarily unavailable due to technical issues that are beyond our control.