Rhea Chakraborty arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau in relation to Sushant Singh Rajput death case

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Sep 08, 2020, 03:41 PM(IST)

File images of Rhea Chakraborty and Sushant Singh Rajput Photograph:( Twitter )

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Rhea is one of the prime accused in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. The Central Bureau of Investigation is still probing the case.

After three days of interrogation, the Narcotics Crime Bureau arrested Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty on charges of procuring and consumption of drugs.

Last week, Rhea's brother Showik Chakraborty and Sushant's house manager Samuel Miranda too were arrested for possession and selling of drugs.

Rhea is one of the prime accused in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. The Central Bureau of Investigation is still probing the case.

According to reports, Rhea will be taken for a medical test later today and will be produced in front of the court on Thursday.

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Reacting to Rhea's arrest, her lawyer Satish Maneshinde said, "Travesty of justice. 3 central agencies hounding a single woman just because she was in love with a drug addict who was suffering from mental health issues for several yrs & committed suicide due to consumption of illegally administered medicines, drugs."

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Rhea will be custody for three days for further interrogation, her lawyer clarified.

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