Mumbai, September 8
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday arrested Rhea Chakraborty after questioning her for 3 days in reference to drugs-related allegations in her boyfriend and actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying case.
“Rhea has been arrested and due process of informing the family has been completed,” mentioned deputy director of NCB, KPS Malhotra.
She was taken to a public hospital right here for medical check-up and COVID-19 assessments quickly after her arrest.
“Rhea will be produced before a magistrate via video conferencing by 7.30 pm”, mentioned an NCB official.
Rajput, 34, was discovered useless at his Bandra condo right here on June 14.
Before getting into the car together with NCB officers, Rhea waved on the assembled media individuals on the anti-drug company’s workplace in south Mumbai.
Clad in black, Rhea reached the NCB workplace at Ballard Estate round 10.30 am on Tuesday and was additionally seen carrying a bag together with her, whereas getting into the workplace.
The 28-year-old girlfriend of Sushant Singh Rajput had in current TV interviews denied that she consumed medication.
Rhea was lately interrogated by the CBI probe crew, tenting on the DRDO visitor home in Mumbai’s western suburb Santacruz and likewise questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in reference to a cash laundering case.
NCB lately arrested her brother Showik Chakraborty and Sushant’s supervisor Samuel Miranda on drug provide prices.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s father had filed an FIR towards Rhea Chakraborty in Patna, accusing her of driving his son to suicide and misappropriating his cash.
Rhea has denied the allegations on a number of events.
Rhea’s lawyer mentioned after her arrest by the NCB that she was being hounded by three companies solely as a result of she was in love with a person who was a “drug addict” and had “mental health issues”.
“This is a complete travesty of justice,” mentioned her lawyer Satish Maneshinde.
“Three central agencies hounding a single woman, just because she was in love with a drug addict and a person suffering from mental health issues,” he added.
“But he ended up ending his life due to consumption of illegally administered medicines and (also) used to consume drugs,” the lawyer mentioned, including that Chakraborty was ready for the worst.
— shweta singh kirti (@shwetasinghkirt) September 8, 2020