Drugs case: Special court denies bail to Rhea, Showik and four others


A particular court docket right here on Friday rejected the bail pleas of Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik, arrested by the NCB in reference to a drugs-related case pertaining to the loss of life of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

The court docket additionally rejected the bail pleas of 4 different accused within the case.

Particular Decide GB Gurao, presiding over circumstances underneath the Narcotics Medication and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, rejected their bail functions.

All of the accused are at present in judicial custody.

Particular public prosecutor Atul Sarpande, showing for the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB), welcomed the choice and stated the court docket, whereas rejecting the bail pleas, has accepted the contentions of the prosecution that the investigation is at a vital stage.

Rhea’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde stated they’d resolve additional plan of action after perusing the court docket order.

“As soon as we get a duplicate of the order handed by the particular NDPS court docket, we are going to resolve subsequent week on additional plan of action and about approaching the Bombay Excessive Courtroom,” he stated.

In her bail plea, Rhea had claimed that she was falsely implicated within the case. Rhea had additionally retracted the confessional assertion recorded by the NCB when she was questioned for 3 days.

She had claimed that the NCB officers had coerced her into making self-incriminating statements.

The NCB had strongly opposed the bail pleas and stated that Rhea was aware of the truth that Rajput was consuming medicine, however regardless of that she continued procuring and making funds for medicine.

The NCB had stated that though the amount of banned medicine seized within the case was small, it was nonetheless a industrial amount and value ₹1,85,200.

“Rhea Chakraborty and Showik Chakraborty financed and organized medicine for Sushant Singh Rajput and at his directions,” the NCB had stated in its affidavit responding to the bail pleas.

It added that as per the assertion given by co-accused and Rajput’s home assist Dipesh Sawant, he used to acquire medicine from different accused within the case on the directions of Rajput and Rhea.

“The monetary transactions have been dealt with by Rhea and typically Rajput. Dipesh Sawant used to acquire medicine together with co-accused Samuel Miranda (former home supervisor of Rajput) for Sushant Singh Rajput’s consumption,” the affidavit stated.

The NCB had additional stated that if the accused are launched on bail, they could tamper with proof and attempt to intimidate key witnesses within the case.

The NCB started its investigation after the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which was probing cash laundering costs linked to the case, shared the social media chats retrieved from Rhea’s cell phone, hinting at the usage of banned medicine.

Rajput was discovered hanging in his residence in suburban Bandra on June 14.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is individually probing a case towards Rhea and others for allegedly abetting the 34-year-old actor’s suicide.


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