Sushant Singh Rajput’s flatmate-teammate Siddharth Pithani may turn a witness in the actor’s death investigation currently underway, top sources have told Republic. He might record a statement with Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) under Section 164. Siddharth Pithani, who had been questioned by the CBI several times, he might have already reached Delhi for the proceedings.
As per Republic Media, Pithani has been placed under the CBI radar and is being monitored by the authorities. He was one of the people in the house in Mumbai’s Bandra where Sushant Singh Rajput had died on June 14. Siddharth Pithani has been the only one to give details of the arrival of ‘outsiders’ at the residence, on June 13, a day allegedly before the unfortunate event of Sushant Singh Rajput Death occurred.
The development came amid reports that the CBI could re-examine suspects like Pithani including producer Sandip Ssingh after the AIIMS medico-legal was handed to it.
Pithani in his statement to the CBI had claimed that Sushant had fainted upon hearing the news of Disha Salian’s death, a week before his death. After gaining consciousness, he stated ‘I will be killed’ and sought protection. With live-in-girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty also leaving the house with Sushant’s laptop and other devices, SSR had been worried, Pithani told in his statement to CBI, as per sources.
The other people in the house on June 14 were SSR’s staff Dipesh Sawant and cook Neeraj Singh. The CBI had recreated the scene from the day along with these two and Pithani and questioned them multiple times.