Mumbai, August 10: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Monday reiterated that late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was not on good terms with his father. Sanjay Raut reiterated his claim that he first made in Saamana editorial on Sunday. Raut is the executive editor of Saamana newspaper, the mouthpiece of Shiv Sena. He also sought to know how many time Sushant Singh Rajput went to Patna to meet his father. Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case: Mumbai Police Opposes CBI Probe in Supreme Court.

"It is true, how many times Sushant went to Patna to meet his father? I have sympathy for his father, but there are many things that will come to the surface," Raut said when asked about the Saamana editorial wherein he stated that Sushant was not on good terms with his father KK Singh. The Shiv Sena leader in his weekly column claimed that the Mumbai Police investigation revealed a strained relationship between Sushant and his father. Sushant Singh Rajput Case: Maharashtra Government Submits Investigation Report in SC, Hearing on August 11.

Raut also said that Sushant's death is being used by some for political gains, which is "sickening". Terming it as a conspiracy against the Maharashtra government, he alleged that politics is being done in Bihar and Delhi over Sushant's death. Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his Bandra residence on June 14. The Centre has handed over the probe to the Central Bureau of Investigation on the Bihar government's request.

"The kind of politics being done in Bihar and Delhi over Sushant Singh Rajput's death, I believe a conspiracy is being hatched against the Maharashtra government. Mumbai Police is a capable force and is trying its best to bring out the truth," Raut said.

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