Reports on Times Now allege that Showik was allowed to go home and get documents pertaining to proof of investments and purchases. While the channel claims that the actress’ brother was asked to go home to fetch the documents, he was seen arriving at the ED office without any papers in hand.
Buzz is that the actress may be questioned by the officers for about 7-8 hours. The investigating team may even summon her again for questioning.
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Reports on the channel claimed that the actress was “not co-operating” with the officials on the questions being asked.
Rhea is not the only one being grilled by the ED today. Her brother Showik, father Indrajit, former manager Shruti Modi and CA Riteish Shah are all being questioned at the central finance agency’s office today.
According to IANS, the probe agency has prepared a set of over 20 questions related to the financial transactions from the bank account of late actor, who was found dead on June 14 in his Bandra flat. Their queries will include details of moveable and immoveable properties, businesses, companies in which Rhea and her family members are stakeholders.
According to the report, the official requesting anonymity said that the ED will first ask Rhea to furnish the details of her address, profession, family members, mode of income, details of bank accounts, credit cards. She will be asked to furnish the details of how she knew Sushant, and for how long. She will also be asked to share the details of the financial transactions with Sushant, or if she had any contract with the late actor for her finances.
Reportedly the ED will also seek the Income Tax Return (ITR) details of Rhea and details of her properties that would likely include the two high-value properties bought in Mumbai.
The ED will also seek the details of the income of her family members and if any of the members are dependent on her. Rhea will be asked to submit the details of her bank statements and amount of money received from other bank accounts and if any transactions happened from Sushant’s Kotak Mahindra bank account as alleged by his father K.K. Singh in his complaint to Patna Police on July 25.
Sushan’t father in his complaint to Bihar Police has alleged that from Kotak Mahindra Bank account of his son which had Rs 17 crore, a total of Rs 15 crore was withdrawn or transferred.
The ED has registered a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act against Rhea and her family members on the basis of the complaint of Singh submitted at the Rajiv Nagar police station in Patna.
The ED will also ask the details of the financial transactions of the two companies in which she and her brother were directors along with Sushant.