Mumbai, September 6
A Mumbai court docket on Sunday remanded late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s private workers member Dipesh Sawant within the custody of the Narcotics Control Bureau until September 9 in reference to a medication probe linked to the actor’s loss of life.
Sawant was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) right here on Saturday.
He was produced earlier than a neighborhood court docket which remanded him within the NCB’s custody additional probe into the matter.
According to the NCB, it has to this point arrested seven individuals, together with Showik Chakraborty (24), the brother of foremost accused on this case Rhea Chakraborty, Rajput’s home supervisor Samuel Miranda, Sawant and alleged drug seller Zaid Vilatra on this “ongoing investigation”.
“Sawant is connected with Rhea, Showik and Zaid and his custodial interrogation is required to confront him with them,” particular public prosecutor Atul Sarpande mentioned.
The NCB on Saturday mentioned Sawant was arrested by NCB for his position in procuring and dealing with of medicine. He was taken into custody based mostly on statements and digital items of proof.
Various angles surrounding the loss of life of the 34-year- outdated actor are being probed by three federal companies, together with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
The NCB is probing the drug angle on this case underneath legal sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) shared with it a report following the cloning of two cellphones of Rhea.
The NCB has mentioned it was trying into “the drug citadel in Mumbai, and especially Bollywood” on this case.
Rajput was discovered useless at his flat in suburban Bandra on June 14. PTI