In Sushant Singh Rajput‘s death case, actress Rhea Chakraborty is the prime accused. After being grilled by the CBI for 4 consecutive days and then questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau for 3 days in a row, Rhea has been arrested by the NCB on Tuesday in the drugs case.
Before she was sent to 14-days judicial custody, Rhea filed a bail plea which was later rejected by the court. Now, as per the reports, Rhea has been taken to Byculla jail, escorted by the NCB officials.
According to Times Now reports, it is stated that Rhea has claimed that 80% of Bollywood celebrities consume drugs, during her bail plea. Along with that statement, she clarified that she wasn’t pressurized by the agencies.
#Breaking | '80% of Bollywood celebrities take drugs', claims Rhea Chakraborty in the magistrate hearing related to her bail plea. She also says she wasn't pressurized by the agencies: Sources.
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The NCB has arrested Rhea under sections 27A, 21, 22, 29, and 28 of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. Rhea was produced before the court via a video conferencing where her bail plea was rejected by the chief judicial magistrate.
NCB has also stated that Rhea Chakraborty was an active member of a drug syndicate. During her interrogation, as per reports, Rhea admitted that she used to procure drugs and might have smoked a joint. She also claimed that Sushant used to force her to take drugs.
Rhea’s brother Showik Chakraborty along with the late actor’s house manager Samuel Miranda and Dipesh Sawant had been arrested by the agency in a drug case.