Sushant Singh Rajput death: Indian actress Rhea Chakraborty has been arrested
The NCB have arrested the actress over the ongoing drugs case in relation to Sushant Singh Rajput
Rhea Chakraborty has been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau today after the third day of questioning in relation to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput. The 28-year-old actress is now in police custody.
Sushant Singh Rajput, aged 34, was found dead in his Mumbai residence on June 14, and there is now an ongoing investigation into the late actor’s death after his family were led to believe it was not a suicice.
Chakraborty, who dated Sushant since 2019, has been at the center of the CBI’s investigation into the late actor’s death, and has recently undergone three days of questioning from the Narcotics Control Bureau after an alleged involvement with drug cartels.
We are yet to know details of her charges however, Rhea’s brother Showik, and Sushant’s old house manager, Samuel Miranda, were arrested last week also in relation to the same drugs investigation.
In earlier statements given to the NCB, Rhea admitted to consuming alcohol and cigarettes, but denied all involvement with illegal substances.
Statements given to the NCB by Showik Chakraborty suggest that Rhea has many links to Bollywood’s drug scene, and the pair have informed the authorities of a number of names in the industry who are seen to be linked with illegal activity.
Rhea Chakraborty will remain in police custody as paperwork is processed. She is yet to comment on her arrest.