The Narcotics Administration Bureau (NCB), which started probing the medicine angle into the Sushant Singh Rajput case ultimate week, has drawn hyperlinks between his girlfriend and actor Rhea Chakraborty’s brother, Showik, and alleged drug vendor Zaid Vilatra, who has been arrested.
In accordance with sources inside the anti-narcotics firm, 20-year-old Vilatra allegedly outfitted marijuana to Showik Chakraborty and Mr Rajput’s house supervisor Samuel Miranda, who’ve been launched to each by one different middleman Abdel Basit Parihar, 23.
Parihar is in the intervening time being interrogated by a workers of the Narcotics Administration Bureau in Mumbai and is predicted to be arrested later inside the day, a chief provide inside the firm talked about.
Mr Chakraborty and Mr Miranda are anticipated to be summoned by the Narcotics Administration Bureau subsequent, the NCB official talked about, together with that investigators have found chats between Parihar and Showik related to purchase and use of cannabis.
“Parihar was picked up based mostly totally on information by Vilatra. Abbas Lakhani, who was arrested ultimate week along with Karan Arora for allegedly trafficking medicine, led the probe workers to Zaid Vilatra,” the NCB official talked about.
The Narcotics Administration Bureau started attempting into the medicine side of the case related to Mr Rajput’s demise after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) flagged chats between Ms Chakraborty and Goa-based hotelier Gaurav Arya about banned narcotic substances, along with cannabis.
In an interview with NDTV, Actor Rhea Chakraborty talked about she has “on no account consumed medicine in her life” and claimed she tried to stop Sushant Singh Rajput from consuming marijuana.
Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, was found lifeless in his residence on June 14. Rhea Chakraborty, 28, her family and others are being investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation, the ED and the NCB over Mr Rajput’s family’s allegations that she mentally harassed the actor, stole crores from his monetary establishment accounts and had a activity in his demise.