Right after 3 days of questioning, Rhea Chakraborty was remanded to 14-day judicial custody on Tuesday just after remaining arrested by the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) in a medication situation linked to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. She will continue to be in custody until September 22.
Her attorney will method the sessions court on September 9. Rhea’s bail application was dismissed on Tuesday. She will go to jail on September 9 at ten am.
The sections of the NDPS (Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances) Act invoked towards her consist of eight(c) (sale, possession or manufacture of banned medication), twenty(b) (ii) (possession or use of a smaller amount of banned medication), as per her attorneys. “Rhea has been arrested underneath sections 27A, 21, 22, 29 and 28 of NDPS,” mentioned K P S Malhotra, Deputy Director of NCB.
Right after the arrest, she was taken for health-related exams such as COVID-19 check to the civic-run Sion hospital in Central Mumbai. Ahead of leaving for the hospital in a motor vehicle with NCB officials, the actor, clad in black, waved at media individuals. She was accompanied by a female police official also.
It has been learnt that Rhea confessed prior to the NCB that she utilised to smoke cigarettes filled with marijuana (ganja). Rhea informed the NCB officials throughout the questioning that she utilised to smoke a medication-filled cigarette with late star Sushant Singh Rajput. Rhea also claimed that Sushant was consuming medication due to the fact 2016.
At the hospital, her antigen check for COVID-19 came out unfavorable, officials mentioned. She was then taken to the NCB workplace all-around seven.15 pm, wherever she was to be developed prior to the court via video conferencing.
Speaking to media individuals, Mutha Ashok Jain, NCB Deputy Director-Standard, South West area, mentioned the central company had adequate proof to arrest her.
Earlier the NCB had arrested her brother Showik Chakraborty, Sushant Singh Rajput’s manager Samuel Miranda and his domestic assistance Dipesh Sawant in the situation.
Rhea Chakraborty was not long ago interrogated by the CBI probe group as she is the key accused in the abetment of suicide situation filed by Rajput’s father, and also by the Enforcement Directorate in a revenue laundering situation. She has denied all the allegations a lot of instances.
Different angles surrounding the death of Sushant are remaining probed by 3 federal companies, such as the ED and the CBI.
Meanwhile, the Mumbai Police have registered an FIR towards actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s sisters and other people for abetment to suicide and criminal conspiracy by prescribing him medicines banned underneath the Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. The situation was registered just after the actor’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty claimed they prescribed medication to him without having consultation.
An offence has been registered towards Sushant’s sisters Priyanka Singh and Meetu Singh, Delhi-primarily based health care provider Tarun Kumar and other people.
Rhea in her complaint claimed these individuals hatched a conspiracy and obtained false prescription on the letterhead of a government hospital for banned medicines and administered the identical to the actor without having supervising doses and amount.
Sushant Singh Rajput was observed dead at his Bandra residence on June 14.