New Delhi, Sept 07 (HS) Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) grilled actress Rhea Chakraborty on Sunday in connection with the probe into the drugs angle clouding the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The actress was summoned again for Monday after a six-hour-long session. She reached the NCB office today at 9:30 am for interrogation. The development came after NCB arrested Rhea’s brother Shwoik Chakraborty and Sushant’s house manager Samuel Miranda in the case. The Esplanade Court sent the duo in NCB custody for 4 days till September 9. Also, NCB arrested the late actor’s personal staff Dipesh Sawant.
As the investigation to know the cause behind Sushant Singh Rajput’s death continues, NCB claims that the officials are not satisfied with Rhea’s answers and will confront her with her younger brother Showik Chakraborty, Rajput’s house manager Samuel Miranda and his house staffer Dipesh Sawant in order to ascertain their individual roles in this alleged drug racket after it obtained mobile phone chat records and other electronic data that suggested some banned drugs were allegedly procured by these people.
On the other hand, during the questioning, Rhea Chakraborty has reportedly confessed that she used to procure drugs but never consumed them. She also stated that the late actor used to consume marijuana. A total of eight people have been arrested till now by the NCB with six being directly linked to this probe while two were arrested by it when the probe was launched under criminal sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.