In the biggest development in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday arrested actress Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik Chakraborty and the late actor’s house manager Samuel Miranda after interrogating them for 10 hours. Today, they underwent COVID19 and other medical tests before appearing in Kila court. According to NCB officials, the agency got adequate evidence against them about their involvement in the drug case. Showik also confessed that he used to procure drugs for sister Rhea and father Indrajit. The NCB had also told a court that Showik used to order ganja and marijuana from drug-peddler Abdul Basit Parihar, who has been arrested and made payments to him over Google Pay.
On the other hand, the CBI team along with an AIIMS doctor reached Sushant’s house to recreate the crime scene in the presence of his sister Meetu Singh.
After Showik and Miranda’s arrest, NCB tightened the noose around Dipesh as well as Rhea Chakraborty. The actress is also under the radar of NCB as her credit card has been reportedly used for buying drugs. However, KPS Malhotra, Deputy Director, Narcotics Control Bureau revealed that NCB will record Dipesh Sawant’s statement today. He has not been arrested as he serves the role of a witness.
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NCB is the third Central agency to join the probe into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Showik was summoned by ED as well on Friday but could not make it for questioning. Meanwhile, CBI has been interrogation all the close association with the death case and has found no proof about the case being a ‘murder.’ It is now looking at it through abetment to suicide which was the original FIR of Sushant’s father KK Singh. The agency has already grilled main accused Rhea Chakraborty, her father Indrajit and mother Sandhya, brother Showik, Sushant’s flatmate Siddharth Pithani and business manager Shruti Modi many times.
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