Sushant Singh Rajput Case: Rhea Chakraborty Arrested By NCB
Mumbai: Rhea Chakraborty was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) today in connection with the ongoing probe into the alleged drug angle shrouding the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
The NCB will take the actress for medical examination at around 4.30 pm today and is likely to be produced before a magistrate through video-conferencing for remand in the evening, said reports.
The NCB had arrested Rhea under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, said sources.
She had earlier in the day appeared before the NCB for the third time in connection with the case.
On Sunday, she appeared before the NCB for the first time and was subjected to a six-hour grilling as investigators went hammer and tongs after drug related allegations that have emerged in the death case.
Again on Monday, Rhea was questioned by at least two NCB teams for eight hours on various aspects of the narcotic drugs thread that has cropped up in the Sushant case.
After the grilling, the actress — who has all along claimed she is innocent — went to the Bandra police and lodged a complaint again Priyanka Singh — the sister of Sushant — alleging forged medical prescriptions.
On September 5, Rhea’s brother Showik Chakraborty, Sushant’s home manager Samuel Miranda, his house helper Dipesh Sawant was arrested and sent to the NCB custody till September 9 (Wednesday).
(With IANS inputs)