17 Oct 2020: Sushant Singh Rajput's MLA cousin hospitalized in Patna
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Bihar, Niraj Kumar Singh Bablu was on Thursday hospitalized in Patna after suffering from chest pain.
He is the cousin of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was interacting with residents in his Chhatapur constituency as part of the poll campaign, when he fell sick.
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Details: He is undergoing treatment at a Patna hospital
Singh is currently undergoing treatment at the Jeevak Heart Hospital in Patna.
A message from his office posted to social media on Thursday (October 15) confirmed the news.
"Yesterday, while interacting with the locals in Madhopur, MLA Niraj Kumar Singh Bablu suffered from chest pain and was subsequently referred to Patna for treatment," the tweet read.
Fact: You can check the tweet here
Details: Singh is seeking his third term as an MLA
Singh is a sitting MLA from Chhatapur in the state's Supaul district.
He has been named a BJP candidate from the same constituency in the upcoming Bihar elections as well.
The polls are scheduled to take place between October 28 and November 7 in three phases. Polls in Chhatapur will be held during the third phase.
Election results will be declared on November 10.
Developments: Singh has been actively speaking on Sushant's case
Notably, Singh has been actively speaking about Sushant's death case.
He had earlier criticized the Mumbai Police's handling of the case, and sought a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
He had also sent a legal notice to Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut over his comments against the late actor's family.
Case: Sushant was found dead in June. Probe is underway
Sushant, a 34-year-old film star, was found dead at his apartment in Mumbai on June 14. The actor died by alleged suicide and had been suffering from depression, cops said.
A panel of doctors from Delhi's AIIMS has ruled out theories of poisoning and murder in the case, floated by the family and others.
Investigations by three central agencies are currently underway.