New Delhi: The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) at this time registered an NDPS case towards Rhea Chakraborty, girlfriend of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, and two others on the idea of an ED request to probe the drug angle within the dying case.
The transfer comes a day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) wrote to the NCB to look into the drug angle within the case.
NCB chief Rakesh Asthana instructed IANS: “We have filed a case on the basis of the letter from the ED.”
Asthana stated that the company will quickly conduct an inquiry and query the individuals involved.
The officer stated that the ED probe into the monetary facets of the dying case had allegedly discovered an angle of drug provide to Rhea.
One other senior NCB official stated that Rhea and two others have been booked below Sections 20 (b), 28 and 29 of the Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances Act, which makes possession and peddling of medicine a criminal offense.
The ED wrote to the NCB on Tuesday night after it acquired some leads associated to alleged use of medicine within the chat data of Rhea and others.
The ED on Wednesday summoned Jaya Saha, the expertise supervisor of Rhea, for questioning after it got here to gentle that the actor had shared just a few messages associated to medication together with her.
Nevertheless, the ED remained tight-lipped on the form of medication offered to Sushant and Rhea.
In the meantime, Rhea’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde on Tuesday night time stated in a press release: “Rhea has never consumed drugs in her life ever. She’s ready for a blood test any time.”
The ED registered a case of cash laundering on July 31 on the idea of a Bihar Police FIR filed by Sushant’s father KK Singh who alleged transactions of Rs 15 crore with some financial institution accounts with which Sushant had no connection.
The ED has already recorded the assertion of Rhea, her father Indrajit, brother Showik, Shruti Modi, Samuel Miranda, Siddharth Pithani, private employees, accountant Rajat Mewati, Sushant’s Chartered Accountant Sandeep Sridhar, and Rhea’s CA Ritesh Shah.
The ED has additionally recorded the assertion of Sushant’s father and sisters Priyanka and Meetu.
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