Mumbai, September 29
Justice SV Kotwal of the Bombay High Court on Tuesday reserved the order in the bail pleas of actor Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik in a drugs case filed by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
The court completed the hearing of the arguments by Additional Solicitor General Anil Singh and the siblings’ lawyer Satish Maneshinde and reserved the order in the matter.
Opposing the bail pleas filed by Chakraborty siblings, the NCB told the HC that a strong message needed to be sent out to the society, especially youths, to ensure they did not consume drugs.
The NCB said the Chakraborty siblings were “active members of a drug syndicate connected with high-society personalities and drug suppliers”, besides her involvement in procuring and financing the drugs.
Meanwhile, the AIIMS’ forensic chief Dr Sudhir Gupta said today the board of doctors has given a conclusive medico-legal opinion in Sushant’s death to the CBI and that they were on the “same page” with the probe agency in the matter. A source said the doctors’ panel did not find any trace of poison in the actor’s viscera, but this information could not be verified further.
On his part, Dr Gupta refused to divulge any details, stating the case is sub judice. — Agencies