Mumbai, September 13
Six extra individuals have been arrested from right here on Sunday by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) probing the drug angle in reference to actor Sushant Singh Rajput dying case, taking the entire depend of individuals held thus far to 16, an official mentioned.
The six accused have been recognized as Karamjeet Singh Anand, Dwayne Fernandes, Sanket Patel, Ankush Anreja, Sandeep Gupta and Aftab Fateh Ansari, he mentioned, including that they have been picked up after their names emerged throughout investigation.
They all have been booked below the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, he mentioned.
The official mentioned Anand is a provider of medication who has had connections in movie business.
Fernandes used to deal in curated marijuana and cannabis, and is an affiliate of Showik Chakraborty, brother of actress Rhea Chakraborty who was arrested earlier by the federal anti-drugs company within the case, he mentioned.
The NCB suspects Fernandes had equipped medicine which have been organized for the actor, the official mentioned.
Patel used to work below Anand and used to ship narcotics to celebrities, the official mentioned.
On Gupta’s position, he mentioned the previous is a rickshaw driver, however he used to move bulk portions of “weed” to retail sellers like Fernandes.
Ansari is an affiliate of Gupta, he mentioned.
He mentioned Anreja runs a kitchen in a complicated locality within the metropolis, but additionally used to promote contrabands like weed, Hash and MD to high-profile shoppers.
Anreja used to purchase medicine from Patel and was additionally related with the community operated by Anuj Keshwani, who was arrested within the case earlier, and Anand, the official added.
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the NCB is probing the medicine case wherein Rhea Chakraborty, Showik, Rajput’s supervisor Samuel Miranda, home assist Dipesh Sawant and others have been arrested. PTI