Rhea Chakraborty Reveals Sushant’s Alleged Drug Habit

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) had on Sunday questioned actor Rhea Chakraborty for over six hours in relation to the narcotics investigation of Sushant’s death. Chakraborty’s brother Showik and Rajput’s former housekeeper Samuel Miranda were arrested last week Friday. Rhea was interrogated for six hours over allegations of illegal drug use that she was party to. Chakraborty was allowed to leave late Sunday evening only to return for another round of interrogation with NCB officials.

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On Monday, 7 September, during the questioning Chakraborty denied using drugs. Chakraborty reveals that she asked house help Dipesh Sawant assistance to source drugs for Sushant upon his request. Sources said that Rhea told the NCB that Sushant and his close friends used to consume drugs. “Rhea didn’t answer all the questions clearly, but she did admit that the chats that have surfaced between her and her brother Showik Chakraborty are true”, the sources added. According to the NCB interrogation, it is believed that Rhea admitted to consuming alcohol and cigarettes only. According to various news reports the NCB had interrogated Chakraborty along with Dipesh, Samuel Miranda and her brother Showik on Monday.

When questioned in front of Samuel, Rhea said she has never consumed drugs and whatever Samuel procured was for Sushant.

Rhea’s father lashes out

On Saturday, 5 September, Rhea’s father Indrajit Chakraborty had issued a statement saying:

“Congratulations, India. You’ve arrested my son, I’m sure my daughter is next on the line. You’ve effectively demolished a middle class family. Ofcourse, for the sake of Justice everything is justified. Jai Hind”

Arrests continue in the Sushant drug probe

Sushant’s cook, meanwhile, was produced before the court on Sunday afternoon with the NCB seeking his custody till Wednesday. He was sent to NCB custody till September 9. The agency, in its remand application, claimed that its probe has disclosed that on March 17, on the directions of Showik, Sawant went with Miranda to receive the delivery of 5 gm of cannabis from arrested accused Zaid Vilatra in Bandra.

“On April 17, Rhea and her brother Showik ordered him (Sawant) to receive a delivery of 10 grams of charas from one person named accused Kaizan Ibrahim near the Mount Blanc building (Sushant’s Bandra residence),” the remand application stated. The NCB added that similar transactions – delivery of 50 gm of charas and 100 gm of ganja – were conducted in May by Sawant on Showik’s instructions. Besides, the NCB has detained one more person in the case who it claimed had supplied narcotics to Ibrahim, who had earlier been arrested in the case. The agency said that during a raid, it had found hashish, LSD sheets, marijuana and cash on Ibrahim. A commercial quantity of LSD was also seized, it added.

NCB sources have said that they are likely to write to Mumbai Police and CBI to get more details of the case. The agency wishes to investigate use of CBD oil, which also surfaced as part of conversations around drugs.

The NCB is also likely to summon Sushant’s flatmate Siddharth Pithani and cooks Neeraj and Keshav.

The drug probe investigation into Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has resulted in nine arrests. The CBI, meanwhile, on Sunday recorded the statement of Sushant’s sister Meetu Singh, who was with him up to two days before his death by suicide at his Bandra residence on June 14.

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Naufal Khan was the Publisher at ADISHAKTI MEDIA and the editor-in-chief of the South African Indian news service Indian Spice. Khan was former Sunday Times journalist and also an occult fiction and non-fiction writer with several published titles.