Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s body was found hanging from the roof in the Mount Blanc building on Carter Road, Bandra, Mumbai on Sunday. It is primarily described as suicide. It is now reported that the postmortem of his body has been done.
The cyber department of Maharashtra Police has asked people to refrain from broadcasting online pictures of the body of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who was found hanging in his apartment in Bandra area of Mumbai. Calling it a “disturbing trend”, it warned that the transmission of such photographs could attract legal action.
Some people circulated photographs of the actor’s dead body on social media platforms, after which the cyber department of the state police said it was incorrect.
Late on Sunday, Maharashtra Police tweeted “Maharashtra Cyber has noticed a wrong trend on social media platforms that pictures of deceased actor Sushant Singh Rajput are being broadcast, which are disturbing and inaccurate,”
It asserts that the circulation of such photographs is against the legal guidelines and instructions of the court and is liable to invite legal action.
Urging netizens to refrain from posting such photos, the cyber department said that the previously circulated photos should also be removed.
He wrote “In the digital age, every information we read or watch needs to be cross-checked, verified and we all need to be careful before we believe or pursue them.”
After the death of the actor, the police said that no notes were found at the scene. Police sources also said that they did not find any EISA sources in their preliminary investigation to make it a separate case of suicide.
Sushant Singh Rajput will be cremated in Mumbai today. His family has reached Mumbai from Patna. Sushant Singh Rajput’s father lived in Patna and his sister lives in Mumbai.