New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: As Sushant Singh Rajput's fans are trying to cope with the actor's untimely demise, Mumbai Police has been investigating into several angles to find out what led him take the extreme step of ending his life. 

Meanwhile, actor Ranvir Shorey, who shared the screens space with Sushant in the movie 'Sonchiriya', led to Twitter on Friday to share a screenshot which showed that Sushant's Twitter handle followed Karan Johar. The screenshot shared by Shorey is of a tweet by a Twitter use who goes by the name Surya Singh Rana. 

"If true, this is creepy af. Hope @MumbaiPolice are looking into it (sic)," Shorey wrote on Twitter. 

Fans have been claiming to have observed strange activities on Sushant's social media accounts, questioning who has been operating them after the actor's death. 

Before Shorey, BJP MP Roopa Ganguly also alleged that Sushant's Instagram was being tampered with. 

"Nobody knows what is being added and what is being deleted. How come somebody is operating his account? Is it the Police or somebody else? How is it that his Instagram account is being operated now?" she wrote on Twitter. 

Demanding CBI enquiry into the death of the 'Kai Po Che' actor, Ganguly wrote: "When I first heard this, I did not believe it. Then I saw some screenshots. I myself have taken some screenshots also. How is this possible? When will CBI investigation begin? Will it begin only after all the evidences have been destroyed?"

"If this is true then I must admit that it is quite unsettling as this implies evidence tampering. How long do we wait for transparency in this case? when will CBI intervene? #cbiforsushant," wrote Roopa alongside the video, while also tagging Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah.

Media reports have claimed that the police are suspecting that several posts from Sushant't official Twitter handle have been deleted and has no tweet after December 27, 2019.  Police have reportedly also written to Twitter asking it to furnish details of Sushant's official account. 

Sushant was found dead at his Mumbai residence on June 14. While some of his family members alleged foul play into the death, the final postmortem report confirmed 'asphyxiation due to the hanging' as the reason of death, confirming suicide. 

However, several fans, family members and Bollywood celebs have demanded probe into the death case, claiming that the actor could not committ suicide. 

So far, the police have recorded statements of over 20 people in connection with the case. A Mumbai Mirror report quoted a police officer from Bandra Police Station saying that the late actor’s CA named Sanjay Shridhar was called to record his statement in the matter regarding the actor’s finances.  

Sushant's father, his sisters, Siddharth Pithani, his friend and creative content manager; Keshav, the cook; Mohd Shaikh, the locksmith; Shakeel Hussain, the brother of locksmith; Uday Singh Gauri, business manager; Radhika Nihalani, PR manager; Kushal Zaveri, the director of Sushant’s first serial who later became his manager; Rhea Chakraborty and Mukesh Chhabra have also been questioned by the police, according to a Hindustan Times report. 

Sushant's untimely demise led to a widespread condemnation of the alleged nepotism in Bollywood, with people from several quarters demanding boycott of actors and directors like Karan Johar and Salman Khan. 

Earlier this week, actor Shekhar Suman launched a campaign alleging that there’s more to Sushant’s death than what meets the eye highlighting that the late actor would have left a suicide note if he had decided to end his life.

Posted By: Abhinav Gupta