MUMBAI: In its remand application of actor Rhea Chakraborty, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) stated that she is an active member of a “drug syndicate” and used to manage finance for drug procurement along with late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Chakraborty today appeared before the magistrate via video conference from the NCB office in Mumbai. The court sent her to 14-day judicial custody and rejected her bail plea.

The NCB said that Chakraborty’s disclosure/statement had made it clear that she is an active member of a “drug syndicate” connected with drug supplies.

It said that Chakraborty revealed about her involvement in the procurement of drugs and financial transactions and also her instructions to Dipesh Sawant, Showik Chakraborty and Miranda.

Sawant was arrested by the NCB for his role in procuring and handling of drugs. Showik and Miranda have also been arrested in the same case.

As per NCB’s remand copy, Chakraborty has acknowledged the statements of other accused and it is clear that she used to procure drugs for Rajput’s consumption.

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It stated that Sawant said that financial issues for purchase of drugs were also being dealt with by Rajput and Chakraborty. As per the NCB, Showik said that Basit Parihar provided drugs to Dipesh Sawant (Sushant Singh Rajput’s staffer) through Kaizen Ibrahim.

The NCB said Showik confessed that he used to facilitate the delivery of drugs through Zaid, Basit and Kaizen. It also highlighted that Showik disclosed that

these drug deliveries used to be received by Rajput’s aids and every delivery and payment was in conscious knowledge of Rhea Chakraborty. As per NCB’s remand application, Samuel Miranda has confessed that Sushant had also instructed him to procure drugs.

Rajput also used to deal with the financial matter regarding these drugs along with Rhea Chakraborty. As per NCB, Dipesh Sawant (Sushant’s staffer) disclosed that he used to receive drugs for Sushant on his (Sushant’s) instructions.

During the statement, Samuel Miranda also disclosed that he used to procure drugs on instructions of Sushant Singh Rajput and Rhea Chakraborty and financial matter in this regard were being dealt by Rhea and Sushant Singh Rajput, according to the remand application.

The NCB had launched an investigation after it received official communication from Enforcement Directorate (ED), in which there were various chats related to drug consumption, procurement, usage and transportation in connection with the Sushant Singh Rajput case.

Rajput was found dead at his Mumbai residence on June 14.


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