Mumbai, September 15
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested two extra individuals in reference to the probe associated to drug angle in actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying case, an official mentioned on Tuesday.
The probe company earlier took into custody 16 folks, together with Rajput’s girlfriend and actress Rhea Chakraborty, in reference to the case.
On Monday, the NCB arrested Suryadeep Malhotra, a faculty good friend of Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik Chakraborty, from Mumbai.
Besides, one Chris Costa was detained by the NCB in Goa on Saturday. He was subsequently delivered to Mumbai and arrested after questioning, the official mentioned.
With this, 18 folks have to this point been arrested by the NCB which is probing drug angle within the case of Rajput’s dying.
The 34-year-old actor was discovered hanging in his residence in Bandra space of Mumbai on June 14.
A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the NCB is probing the drug case during which actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik Chakraborty, Rajput’s supervisor Samuel Miranda, home assist Dipesh Sawant and others have been arrested.
They are at present in judicial custody.
The NCB started its investigation after the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which was probing cash laundering expenses linked to the case, shared social media chats retrieved from Rhea Chakraborty’s cell phone, hinting at use of banned medication.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is individually probing a case in opposition to the actress and others for allegedly abetting Rajput’s suicide. PTI