New Delhi/ Mumbai:
Rhea Chakraborty has been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) after three days of questioning in reference to drugs-related allegations within the Sushant Singh Rajput case.
The 28-year-old actor, named as an accused within the CBI investigation into Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life on June 14, had denied consuming medicine. Her brother Showik was arrested final week.
The Narcotics Control Bureau began its inquiries based mostly on WhatsApp chats retrieved from Rhea Chakraborty’s cellphone, which revealed conversations round procuring medicine, allegedly for Sushant Singh Rajput.
On Monday, Rhea Chakraborty made an emotional declaration, in line with sources, telling the Narcotics Control Bureau – “Whatever I did, I did for Sushant”.
Rhea Chakraborty was questioned alongside together with her brother on Monday. The questioning began round 9.30 AM and lasted for a number of hours.
NCB sources stated the actor had denied consuming medicine however had been evasive on sure questions.
Rhea Chakraborty instructed NDTV in August that she had by no means consumed medicine however did try to cease Sushant Singh Rajput, whom she had been courting for a couple of yr. She has additionally repeatedly stated she expressed concern for his psychological and bodily well being.
The Narcotics Control Bureau claims to have proof linking Showik Chakraborty and Samuel Miranda (Sushant Rajput’s home supervisor) to the acquisition of marijuana.
The NCB has claimed that Dipesh Sawant (a member of Mr Rajput’s home workers) collected and delivered a complete of 165 grams of marijuana between March and June – on orders from Rhea and Showik Chakraborty. Sawant additionally instructed the NCB he noticed Mr Rajput smoke marijuana in September 2018.
The medicine case hinges on the seizure of 59 grams of curated marijuana from two alleged drug peddlers and their purported hyperlinks to Sushant Singh Rajput.
Rhea Chakraborty is being investigated by three central businesses over allegations by Sushant Singh Rajput’s household that she and her household exploited the actor for cash, mentally harassed him and had a task in his loss of life.