Actress Rhea Chakraborty on Monday appeared before the NCB for questioning for the second straight day within the medicine case linked to the loss of life of her live-in companion and actor Sushant Singh Rajput. She was questioned for about six hours by the company for the primary time on this case on Sunday. The 28-year-old arrived on the company’s workplace within the Ballard Estate space round 9:30 am. She was escorted by police personnel and was seen carrying a bag.
The company has stated that it desires to query Rhea and confront her together with her youthful brother Showik Chakraborty (24), Rajput’s home supervisor Samuel Miranda (33) and his home staffer Dipesh Sawant to establish their roles on this alleged drug racket after it obtained cell phone chat data and different digital information that urged some banned medicine have been allegedly procured by these folks.
The NCB, over the previous couple of days, has arrested these three males on this case.
Officials stated the actor was questioned on these strains on Sunday.
She was earlier questioned by the ED and the CBI.
Rhea, in interviews given to a number of TV information channels, has stated that she has by no means consumed medicine herself. She had, nevertheless, claimed that the late actor used to eat marijuana.
It is claimed that Miranda advised NCB investigators that he used to acquire bud or curated marijuana for the late actor’s family.
A complete of eight folks have been arrested until now by the NCB with six being instantly linked to this probe whereas two have been arrested by it when the investigation was launched underneath prison sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.
When the probe within the case started, the company had arrested two males, Abbas Lakhani and Karan Arora, for alleged drug peddling and officers have claimed that by way of them they reached Zaid Vilatra and Abdel Basit Parihar who’re allegedly linked to this medicine case as they have been in contact with Miranda.
Miranda, they’d stated, used to allegedly procure medicine from them on the purported directions of Showik, company officers stated.
Both Lakhani and Arora have been granted bail. The NCB had stated it recovered 59 grams of hashish from them.
The NCB, whereas looking for remand of one of many accused on this case final week, had advised a neighborhood court docket that it was wanting into “the drug citadel in Mumbai, and especially Bollywood” on this probe.
This case has given the NCB an “inkling” into the narcotics community and its penetration in Bollywood or Hindi film trade, NCB Deputy Director General Mutha Ashok Jain had advised reporters final week.
Various angles surrounding the loss of life of the 34-year-old actor are being probed by three federal companies, together with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
The NCB initiated a drug angle probe on this case after the ED shared with it a report following the cloning of two cellphones of Rhea.
Rajput was discovered useless at his flat within the suburban Bandra space on June 14.
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