Mumbai, Oct 07: The Bombay high court on Wednesdaygranted bail plea to actor Rhea Chakraborty and rejected bail plea of her brother Showik Chakraborty..
The Special NDPS Court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of the brother-sister duo and 18 others, arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau, till October 20. The actor had moved the high court in September after her first bail plea was denied by a special court in Mumbai on September 11.
Rhea Chakraborty, who had a relationship with actor Sushant Singh Rajput, was arrested on September 8 by the Narcotics Control Bureau.
Sushant Singh Rajput death: Rhea Chakaborty’s judicial custody extended till October 20
The NCB is probing the drug angle in this case under criminal sections of the NDPS Act after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) shared with it a report following the cloning of two mobile phones of Rhea.
Various angles surrounding the death of the Sushant Singh Rajput are being probed by three federal agencies- the NCB, the ED and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Besides her, 19 others including her brother Showik Chakraborty, drug peddlers, suppliers, and persons linked with the film industry have also been arrested so far, and several top actresses have been questioned.
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, was found dead at his Mumbai apartment on June 14. The Mumbai police’s conclusion that it was a case of suicide was contested by many and with murder theories mushrooming on social media.
Meanwhile, the forensic department of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in its report to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has hinted that the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was suicide and not murder.