MUMBAI: In a major development in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, Narcotics Control Bureau arrests Rhea Chakrabarty today. She will be taken for a medical test.
On day three of her interrogation by the Narcotics Control Bureau, Rhea Chakraborty admitted that she was consuming not just marijuana, but also hard drugs, as per sources.
Reportedly, the ‘Jalebi’ actress will now be procured before the court, along with three other arrested accused.
After the news of Rhea Chakraborty’s arrest emerged online, Shweta Singh Kirti, sister of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput took to Twitter and wrote, “God is with us”.
🙏🔱🙏 #GodIsWithUs— shweta singh kirti In a major development in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, Rhea Chakraborty Arrested today. She will be taken for a medical test.(@shwetasinghkirt) September 8, 2020
BJP National Executive Member Kirit Somaiya reacted to the news of Rhea Chakraborty’s arrest and tweeted: “#RheaChakroborty arrested. Thackeray Sarkar/Pariwar must be worrying who next could be arrested Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh & Mumbai Police Commissioner must be Sacked 4 derailing diverting investigation of #SushantSinghRajput from Day One (sic).”
#Rhea Chakraborty Arrested. Thackeray Sarkar/Pariwar must be worrying who next could be arrested Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh & Mumbai Rhea Chakraborty ArrestedCommissioner must be Sacked 4 derailing diverting investigation of #SushantSinghRajput from Day One @BJP4India @BJP4Maharashtra— Kirit Somaiya (@KiritSomaiya) September 8, 2020
The NCB is likely to file a plea before the court seeking that they need to keep all four in police remand for further questioning. Possibly she will be confronted with others in days to come and will be taken to places for recovery if any.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s untimely demise on June 14 has brought Rhea Chakraborty under the scanner.
Chakraborty was earlier questioned by the Enforcement Directorate and the Central Bureau of Investigation that are probing different angles surrounding Rajput’s death.