Mumbai, September 10
Actor Rhea Chakraborty, held in a medication case linked to her boyfriend and actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life, has alleged in her bail utility filed in a Mumbai courtroom that in her interrogation by the NCB, she was “coerced” into making “self-incriminating confessions”.
In the plea filed in a classes courtroom on Wednesday, Rhea additionally claimed that she has not dedicated any crime by any means and has been falsely implicated within the case.
Her bail utility is scheduled to come back up for listening to on Thursday.
The actor, who was arrested in Mumbai by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday, filed this plea after a Justice of the Peace courtroom rejected her bail utility.
The plea, filed by her lawyer Satish Maneshinde stated, “During her (NCB) custody, the applicant (Rhea) was coerced into making self-incriminating confessions. The actor has formally retracted all such incriminating confessions.”
In the plea, she additionally stated that her arrest is “unwarranted and without any justification”.
“The actor’s liberty has arbitrarily been curtailed,” it added.
The plea additionally stated that no feminine officer was current throughout her interrogation.
Rhea was arrested after three days of questioning by the NCB. She is at the moment in judicial custody.
Besides Rhea’s, the bail pleas of different accused, together with that of her brother Showik, who was arrested by the NCB final week, can even be heard on Thursday.
Besides Rhea and Showik, the NCB has additionally arrested Sushant’s home supervisor Samuel Miranda and others on drug provide fees.
The NCB had earlier stated that Rhea, in her assertion revealed about her involvement within the procurement of medicine and monetary transactions and likewise her directions to different accused, Samuel Miranda, Sushant’s home assist Dipesh Sawant and Showik on this regard.
“Therefore, it is clear from her statement that Rhea is an active member of the drug syndicate connected with drug supplies,” the company stated.
The NCB had stated that the actress has revealed that she used to obtain medicine for Sushant for consumption goal.
She additionally used to handle funds for drug procurement together with the late actor, it added.
The NCB is probing the drug angle on this case below prison sections of the NDPS Act after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) shared with it a report following the cloning of two cellphones of Rhea.
Various angles surrounding the loss of life of the Sushant Singh Rajput are being probed by three federal agencies- the NCB, the ED and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Rajput was discovered useless at his Bandra flat on June 14. PTI