SSR Case: Rhea Chakraborty’s Drugs Not Mentioned In NCB Remand Copy
In the remand copy accessed by a news channel, Rhea Chakraborty has not confessed to consuming drugs but has been arrested by the NCB.
Rhea Chakraborty was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday (September 8). The NCB has stepped in to investigate the drug angle that had emerged from the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. According to the latest reports, Chakraborty has been sent to 14-day judicial custody until September 21. The remand copy that the NCB filed before the court mentions that Chakraborty used to procure drugs but makes no mention of her consuming drugs. The NCB also indicated that it was satisfied with Chakraborty’s responses during the investigation.
The NCB attested that they do not require further custodial interrogation at the moment. Rhea Chakraborty was arrested under Sections 8 (c), 20 (b), 27 (a), 28 and 29 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, after being grilled for over three days. She confessed to financing and procuring marijuana for consumption by her then-boyfriend and late actor but denied consuming drugs herself. Her brother Showik Chakraborty and Rajput’s former manager Samuel Miranda were arrested by the agency on September 4.
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