The Narcotics Control Bureau team investigating the drug link in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case has taken a big action. At 6:40 am Friday, the NCB team conducted separate raids at the houses of Samuel Miranda and Showik Chakraborty. After nearly two hours of the search operation, the team of NCB has taken Samuel Miranda into custody. He has been taken to the NCB office where he will be interrogated. Samuel was Sushant’s close aide and house manager. He is accused of purchasing drugs and taking drugs.
Narcotics Control Bureau under provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 has detained Samuel Miranda.
Samuel Miranda detained by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), under provisions of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985. https://t.co/SehPI3YMmO
— ANI (@ANI) September 4, 2020
On Friday morning, along with the NCB team, the Mumbai Police team also reached Samuel’s house. However, according to the latest information, no specific evidence has been found from his home in the search operation.
Samuel is alleged to have purchased drugs for Showik Chakraborty. The NCB has Samuel’s call history, referring to a conversation with accused drug peddler Zaid Vilatra. Apart from this, a transaction of Rs 10,000 has also been done between Zaid and Showik, in lieu of which drugs have been purchased.
It is said that Shouvik and Abdul Basit Parihar met in a football club. It was here that the friendship of both grew and Abdul introduced Showik to Zaid. Samuel Miranda was introduced to Zaid by Showik.