The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday reached actor Rhea Chakraborty’s residence in Mumbai to conduct a search in connection with its probe in theSushant Singh Rajput case, news agency ANI reported.
The houses of Chakraborty’s brother, Showik Chakraborty, and Samuel Miranda, who is Rajput’s former housekeeping manager, are also being searched according to rule under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, said NCB, according to ANI.
Miranda was appointed by Rhea Chakraborty in May last year. He used to manage all the household expenses. Rajput’s family has alleged that Miranda helped Chakraborty insiphoning off his moneyand supplying drugs.
So far, NCB has arrested five people in the drugs angle in Rajput case.
The bureau had said on Wednesday that it arrested Abdul Basit Parihar from Mumbai’s Bandra. “He had a connection with Samuel Miranda. Miranda is accused of procuring drugs on instructions of Showik Chakraborty,” ANI quoted an NCB official as saying.
NCB has also arrested Zaid Vilatra from Mumbai in connection with the case, ANI reported. Zaid is understood to be involved in the supply of narcotics like bud or curated marijuana to the high-end party circles of Mumbai, news agency PTI reported quoting NCB officials.
Agency sleuths claimed he was arrested after they obtained some “vital leads” into the narcotics case registered against Chakraborty and others, according to PTI.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is also probing the case of Rajput’s death and has questioned R