New Delhi: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s domestic aid Dipesh Sawant has been sent to the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) custody until September 9 in connection with a medicines situation linked to the actor’s death. Dipesh was arrested by the NCB on Saturday. He was generated prior to a regional court in Mumbai earlier now, soon after which the company was granted his custody.
In the final two days, the NCB has arrested Rhea’s younger brother Showik Chakraborty, Sushant’s home manager Samuel Miranda and Dipesh Sawant.
“His position is identical as that of Samuel Miranda that was to procure and manage (medicines). Sawant has some corroborative proof which we will need for more cross examination (of other accused),” NCB Deputy Director (operations) KPS Malhotra advised reporters outdoors the agency’s workplace, information company PTI reported.
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Showik and Samuel will also be in NCB custody until September 9.
As of now, a complete of eight individuals have been arrested by the NCB in the medicines conspiracy situation.
Different angles surrounding the death of Sushant, 34, are getting probed by 3 federal companies, which includes the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The NCB is probing the drug angle in this situation below criminal sections of the NDPS Act soon after the ED shared with it a report following the cloning of two mobile phones of Rhea.
Sushant Singh Rajput was observed dead at his flat in Mumbai’s Bandra on June 14.
Meanwhile, Rhea Chakraborty, who is the prime accused, is also getting questioned by the NCB.
(With PTI inputs)