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Drug Charges Complain Against Sandip Ssingh To Be Porbed By CBI: Anil Deshmukh
Questions have been raised about Sandip’s involvement in actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case, as it emerged that the family did not know of him, but he was present at key moments after the actor’s death.
Drug Charges Complain Against Sandip Ssingh To Be Probed By CBI: Anil Deshmukh
New Delhi: Maharastra State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said that he will call an investigation into the allegation against filmmaker Sandip Ssingh, popularly known for producing a biopic of PM Modi ahead of the 2019 national election, minister saying that he had received a lot of complaints about him.
"The CBI is going to investigate Sandip Ssingh, who had made the biopic on the Prime Minister - what relation does he have with the BJP. Similarly, what connection does he have with Bollywood and drugs - I've got many complaints about that too. We will forward these requests for investigation," Mr. Deshmukh said.
I have received many requests & complaints to investigate the relationship between Sandeep Singh, who made PM Modi's biopic & BJP; regarding his connection with Bollywood & drugs. I will send these requests to CBI for investigation: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh pic.twitter.com/DcQvLZypqV— ANI (@ANI) August 29, 2020
In Maharashtra, the Congress which is a part of the ruling coalition in Maharashtra along with Mr. Deshmukh's NCP and Shiv Sena, on Friday had demanded that the "BJP angle" in the demise actor Sushant Singh Rajput case should be probed.
Maharashtra government amid allegations against it was trying to scuttle the probe into Sushant's death, Congress state spokesperson Sachin Sawant claimed that the CBI was going to question Sandip Ssingh over the charges involving drugs.
"There is a definite BJP angle to it. CBI will investigate the producer of PM Modi''s biopic in drug dealing. This is very serious... Is that why there was a hurry to bring in CBI into the probe. When there are several top producers in Bollywood, why was Sandip Ssingh chosen to helm the project?" Mr. Sawant said.
"The Chief Minister, Home Minister should probe the nexus between Bollywood, drugs, and BJP... The links between BJP and Bollywood is well known. Was the demand for CBI pursued to save somebody? Maharashtra government should probe this angle," he said.
Whereas BJP state spokes-person Keshav Updahyae rubbished Mr. Sawant's demand and posted a link to the 2015 article which said that Smita Thackeray, daughter-in-law of Bal Thackeray, was planning to produce a biopic on the late Shiv Sena supremo in association with Sandip Ssingh.
"Do your homework. Will you find a link in this too," Mr Upadhye asked.
The Narcotics Control Burea earlier this week, launched an investigation following fresh allegation in Sushant's case linked to WhatApp chats reportedly found on his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty's phone.
The 34-year-old actor was found dead on June 14 in his flat in suburban Bandra.