Mumbai: The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) on Saturday arrested Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s private employees Dipesh Sawant in a drug associated case in reference to the late actor’s demise.
The NCB arrested Sawant on Saturday night after revelations made by Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chalraborty’s brother Showik and Sushant’s home supervisor Samuel Miranda, who have been arrested on Friday night time.
Earlier within the day, the NCB received the custody of Showik and Miranda for 4 days until September 9.
The duo was arrested after the company obtained sufficient proof in opposition to them about their involvement within the medicine case.
Showik’s arrest got here after it was discovered that he used to order medicine from one other arrested accused named Abdel Basit Parihar.
Parihar was arrested on Thursday night and has been despatched to the company’s custody until September 9.
An NCB official stated that the company will interrogate Showik and Miranda and likewise confront them with the opposite arrested accused.
The official stated that the duo will even be grilled over the data obtained by the company from their laptops and chat information.
In accordance with the NCB, Showik used to order marijuana from Parihar and pay him utilizing Google Pay.
The NCB had registered a case on August 26 beneath numerous sections of the Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances Act, naming Rhea, her brother, expertise supervisor Jaya Saha, Sushant’s co-manager Shruti Modi, and Goa-based hotelier Gaurav Arya, after the Enforcement Directorate wrote to it concerning the medicine angle.
This adopted the invention of WhatsApp messages between Rhea and Shruti Modi, Miranda and Sushant’s flatmate Siddharth Pithani.
The NCB is the third Central company to hitch the probe into the demise case of Sushant after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the ED.