Mumbai, Oct 7 : Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted bail to actress Rhea Chakraborty who was arrested in drugs case related to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death.
However , the court rejected the bail plea of her brother Showik Chakraborty and alleged drug dealer Abdul Bashit Parihar.
It also granted bail to Rajput’s aide Samuel Miranda and personal assistant Dipesh Sawant.
A Mumbai court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of actress Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik Chakraborty till October 20.
Chakraborty was arrested on September 8 by the Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB).
She has been charged under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act for her alleged role in the drugs angle that has emerged during an investigation into the June 14 death of Sushant.
As per the remand copy of NCB, Rhea procured drugs for consumption. It was also stated that Rhea Chakraborty was also involved in financial dealings. The remand application also reads that Rhea’s brother Showik was procuring drugs.
They have been booked by the NCB under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, including stringent sections pertaining to procurement of drugs, and financing of illicit trafficking of contrabands.
The NCB had questioned the actor based on WhatsApp chats retrieved from her phone, which revealed alleged conversations around procuring drugs.
Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, was found dead at his Bandra apartment here on June 14.
(With agency inputs)
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