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NCB filed Charge Sheet against Rhea and other 30 persons in drug case

A senior NCB official related to the probe wishing anonymity told “There has been instances in which the role of Rhea has been mentioned briefly in the charge sheet filed by the NCB in a court here.”
 
The NCB filed a 11,700 pages charge sheet in the court
 
The NCB official pursuing case said: “Rhea was instrumental in procuring and financing drugs.”
 
He said that Rhea’s financial transactions have been corroborated in the case.
 
The official pointed out that the cash transactions of Rhea and then digital transfers have been mentioned in the charge sheet corroborating the use of the money for procuring and financing drugs.
 
The official also said that Rhea’s brother, Showik Chakraborty has also been named in the charge sheet and his relations with drug peddlers Basit Parihar and Zayed along with the drug delivering incidents have been collaborated with Whatsapp chats and financial transactions.
 
To a question if the drug-law enforcement agency has named Bollywood biggies like Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Kha, Shradhha Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh, the official said that they have not been named in the charge sheet.
 
Citing the reason for not mentioning their names in the charge sheet, the official explained that as their statement was “disclosure based”.
 
Besides Rhea and Showik, the NCB has named 31 more people in its first charge sheet that it filed in the court.
 
The official said that the late actor’s ex-manager Samuel Miranda, his house help Dipesh Sawant, drug peddler Anuj Keshwani, from whom commercial quantity of drugs (LSD sheets and marijuana) were first recovered, figure in the charge sheet.
 
There are two foreign nationals Agisilaos Demetriades, the brother of actor Arjun Rampal’s South African girlfriend and model Gabriella Demetriades, besides Kshitij Prasad, a former executive producer connected with Dharma Productions and two college students who are said to be the last mile peddlers, have also been named.
 
The siblings. Rhea and Showik, have not reacted to the new development in the case.
 
In August last year, the NCB Mumbai had registered two cases related to the drugs angle which emerged in the investigations into Sushant’s death.
 
Then the NCB had arrested Rhea and Showik, and several other persons in September last year, creating an upheaval in Bollywood circles.
 
The Chakraborty siblings and another 23 other arrested-accused are currently out on bail, while 8 still remain in custody.
 
“Out of these 33 persons, 25 have been granted bail by court and 8 remain in judicial custody. Further investigations are on against known-unknown persons and a supplementary charge sheet will be filed as per laws,” NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede said in a statement.
 
Wankhede said that the NCB has seized various narcotic drugs (Charas, Ganja, LSD, Ecstasy) and psychotropic substances (Alprazolam and Clonazepam), Indian and foreign currencies, electronic gadgets and mobiles which were analysed to reveal incriminating evidences pertaining to sale, purchase, procurement, consumption, possession of narcotic drugs.
 
“The drugs seized were sent for chemical examination, and the case was thoroughly investigated on the basis of seizures effected from the accused, voluntary disclosure (confessions), technical evidences like connectivity through call details, WhatsApp chats, bank accounts, financial transactions and other forms of evidences,” Wankhede explained.
 
On the morning of June 14, 2020, Sushant, 34, was found hanging at his rented duplex flat in a posh building in Bandra, triggering a massive furore in Bollywood and political circles.
 
After Mumbai Police investigated the case and confirmed suicide
 
Then BJP led centre government has ordered CBI in to Sushant Suicide but however CBI concluded the stand what Mumbai Police taken
 
However in the drug angle Subsequently, the NCB spread its net wide and questioned several celebrities,
 
This including Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Rakul Preet Singh, Karishma Prakash, and nabbed comedian couple Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa, who are now bailed out.
 
Simultaneously, the NCB has gone hammer and tongs after the drugs mafia in Mumbai with a series of seizures and arrests from the city and surroundings in the past six months.
 
The Shiv Sena led Maharashtra government who is opposing Politically BJP government has repeatedly demanding that the CBI should make public the findings of the probe into Sushant’s death whether it was suicide or murder in the public interest..
 
However CBI stand remains stoic on not only this case but in other two important below cases that shook the nation conscience
 
In one case where 13 civil protestors were murdered in police shoot in Tuticorin who opposed the pollution making copper plant to be shut down
 
Also another case where Father and son duo in down south Tamilnadu sattankulam were beat to death in police station
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