'#RheaRaided' started trending on Twitter today after media reports claimed that some digital evidence was seized by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) after raiding the residence of Rhea Chakraborty.
The NCB teams on Friday raided the residences of Rhea Chakraborty. The raids hold significance as it was conducted after the Mumbai court sent an alleged drug peddler Zaid Vilatra to seven-day custody of the NCB.
Earlier, the NCB had registered a case against Rhea, her brother Showik, Sushant Singh Rajput's talent manager, Goa-based hotelier Gaurav Arya and others under Sections 20 (b) 28, 29 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
On the other hand, top sources told Republic Media Network that Abdul Basit Parihar- one of the two people arrested by the NCB in connection with the drug trafficking probe linked to the Sushant's case, used to supply drugs to Showik and then the latter was passing it on to others.
According to sources, Abdul Basit was in touch with a prominent drug peddler named Sohail who was allegedly providing buds. Showik used to took Basit to parties and established his contacts, said sources.