Actor Ankita Lokhande on Wednesday mentioned that she has by no means claimed that Sushant Singh Rajput was “murdered” however needs “justice” for her “late buddy” and his household.
Mr Rajput, 34, was discovered lifeless in his Bandra condo in Mumbai in June. His loss of life sparked a political row and debate on psychological well being.
Ms Lokhande, who met Mr Rajput on the units of TV present “Pavitra Rishta” and dated him until 2016, had tweeted after Mr Rajput’s buddy Rhea Chakraborty was arrested by the NCB.
Ms Chakraborty, who has been accused of abetting Mr Rajput’s suicide by his household, was arrested on Tuesday, by the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) in a medication case linked to the actor’s loss of life.
Following Ms Chakraborty’s arrest, Ms Lokhande tweeted, “Nothing occurs by likelihood, by destiny. You create your personal destiny by your actions. That is Karma.”
— Ankita lokhande (@anky1912) September 9, 2020
Now Ms Lokhande has opened up about her causes to face with Mr Rajput’s household as she shared an announcement on her social media handles.
“I once more make clear, for the explanation repeatedly being requested by the media to me on whether or not I really feel it is a homicide or suicide? I’ve by no means mentioned it is a homicide or anybody specifically is accountable.
“I all the time have inspired justice for my late buddy SSR and stood by the bereaved household and fact needs to be introduced out by the investigating businesses,” Ms Lokhande wrote in her assertion.
Calling herself a “Maharashtrian and an Indian citizen”, the actor mentioned she has whole religion within the state authorities and central investigative businesses.
Ms Lokhande additionally mentioned that many individuals have referred to as her names however she by no means responded to something and got here ahead to discuss Mr Rajput after they have been collectively.
“I solely got here ahead to relate about SSR and his psychological well being until 2016,” she added.
Addressing her “haters”, Ms Lokhande mentioned Ms Chakraborty was the closest particular person to the actor and so she mustn’t have let him eat medication.
“When she very properly knew about his psychological state by publicly stating that he was in despair. Ought to she have allowed a depressed man to eat medication? How is that going to assist?
“His situation would deteriorate to a stage that may make a person take the motion that SSR has allegedly taken. She was the closest particular person to him at the moment,” Ms Lokhande claimed.
The actor mentioned that on one hand, Ms Chakraborty was coordinating with Mr Rajput’s medical doctors relating to his well being points, however then again, she was “coordinating drug logistics for him”.
“Would anybody, who claims to have beloved somebody so deeply, enable the opposite particular person to eat medication claiming to know his psychological state and situation? Would you do this? I do not suppose anybody would. So how can it not be seen as an act of carelessness and irresponsibility?” Ms Lokhande claimed.
The actor additionally raised questions as to why Mr Rajput’s household was not knowledgeable about his despair in addition to his points with medication.
“As per her, she knowledgeable his household about his ongoing remedy however did she ever inform them about his drug consumption? I’m positive she didn”t as a result of possibly she, herself, loved consuming it. And that is why I really feel it is Karma/Destiny,” she added.
Ms Lokhande mentioned she’s going to proceed to help Mr Rajput’s household, whereas asking her haters to take care of civility.
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