Mumbai: September 8: Finally, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday arrested Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty after three days of questioning in connection with drugs-related allegations. She has been charged under NDPS Act for her involvement in the drugs related issues that has come up during the investigation into Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case.
She was taken to Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation’s LTMG Sion Hospital for a mandatory Medical test.
She is likely to be presented by the NCB before a court today.
Giving his reaction to Rhea’s arrest, Rhea’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde termed the arrest a “travesty of justice” .
He said, “Three central agencies hounding a single woman — just because she was in love with a drug addict, suffering from mental health issues for several years under the care of five leading psychiatrists in Mumbai, who ended up committing suicide due to consumption of illegally administered medicines and used drugs’.
Earlier, Showik Chakraborty, Sushant’s home manager Samuel Miranda, and his house helper Dipesh Sawant were arrested and sent in NCB custody till September 9.
NCB had questioned Rhea for six hours on Sunday, eight hours on Monday, and around five hours on Tuesday.