In an enormous growth, the Narcotics Management Bureau has arrested Sushant Singh Rajput’s roommate Siddharth Pithani within the medication case linked to the late actor’s demise. The company held Pithani in Hyderabad and he has been purchased to Mumbai. Siddharth Pithani had been beforehand questioned by the varied businesses that have been probing the late actor’s demise.
Siddharth Pithani arrested by NCB
Sushant Singh Rajput’s roommate Siddharth Pithani was current within the Bandra residence of Sushant the place he was discovered lifeless below mysterious circumstances on June 14 final 12 months. The previous claimed that he was the primary to see his lifeless physique, having referred to as the locksmith to open the door when the late actor didn’t reply calls on the day of his demise.
Pithani had beforehand been questioned a number of occasions by the Enforcement Directorate and Central Bureau of Investigation, that are probing the case registered by Bihar Police, on Sushant’s father KK Singh’s grievance, towards Rhea Chakraborty and the others.
As per sources, Siddharth Pithani was arrested on Might 26 by NCB. This was after the company obtained his cellphone dump from CBI.
In that document he was discovered concerned in Ganja provide to varied teams.. NCB additionally claimed that he was operating a effectively organised racket of provide. Sources additionally mentioned, “We’re hopeful to nab extra people who find themselves concerned on this community. At present he was produced after taking the transit remand.”
Whereas no main updates on the probe have emerged from the 2 businesses, the NCB has questioned Rhea, her brother Showik, and SSR’s home workers and even arrested them. They’re out on bail. The company additionally questioned many celebrities of the movie business and arrested a few of them.
The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) on March 5 filed a charge-sheet earlier than a particular courtroom in Mumbai in its medication angle case associated to the demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput final 12 months.
The 12,000-page charge-sheet has named 33 accused, together with actor Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik. The voluminous doc has statements of over 200 witnesses.
The NCB started probing the alleged use of medicine in some quarters in Bollywood after the demise of Rajput (34) in June final 12 months. The central company began its probe on the premise of some WhatsApp chats having reference to medication. The NCB had arrested Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, some workers members of Rajput and some others below varied sections of the Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Rhea Chakraborty, Showik and another accused are at present out on bail.
(With PTI inputs)