New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: The final postmortem report of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who was found hanging in his Mumbai residence on June 14, has confirmed that he died by asphyxiation due to hanging, confirming suicide.

While the police too, initially ruled out any foul play in the incident, it has been probing several angles, including professional rivalry, to find out what led Sushant take the extreme step of ending his life.

Meanwhile, a Pinkvilla report claims that the police have asked Twitter to furnish details about the actor’s posts on his handle for the last six months. The report said that police is suspecting that posts have been deleted since there is no tweet after December 27, 2019.

Pinkvilla also quoted reports saying that police will be sending a letter to Twitter, asking them about the details of his posts and his activities on the micro-blogging website in the past.

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. 

According to an India Today report, the provisional post-mortem report was given by three doctors, but five doctors signed off the final report. The actor’s viscera has been preserved and sent for chemical analysis.

Sushant was found hanging at his Bandra residence on June 14. While the police confirmed suicide after initial investigation, some of his family members alleged foul play into the death of 'Kai Po Che' actor. 

The actor was reportedly suffering from depression from the last several months. The police had also discovered medical prescriptions and antidepressants from the actor’s residence. 

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