Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), one of many key businesses investigating the demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has detained Showik Chakraborty’s college good friend for questioning.
- Last Updated: September 14, 2020, 7:01 PM IST
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Widening its probe into the Sushant Singh Rajput demise case, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has detained Showik Chakraborty’s college good friend Suryadeep Malhotra for questioning, officers stated on Monday.
A senior NCB official associated to probe informed IANS, “We have detained Malhotra for questioning in the drug case.”
The official stated that he was taken by the NCB from his residence in Mumbai after it carried out searches.
This is the 15th arrest within the case to date by the NCB.
Sushant was discovered lifeless in his Bandra residence flat on June 14 — triggering an enormous political row, an upheaval in Bollywood and simultaneous investigations by the NCB, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and even the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
The NCB has arrested Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty on September 8, her brother Showik, Sushant’s home supervisor Samuel Miranda on September 4, and his private workers Dipesh Sawant amongst a number of others in previous few days.
The NCB on Sunday additionally arrested six extra folks in reference to the case, together with those that equipped medicine to the late actor by his girlfriend Rhea’s brother Showik and others.
The six drug peddlers arrested on Sunday have been recognized as Karanjeet Singh Anand, Dwayne Fernandes, Sanket Patel, Ankush Anreja, Sandeep Gupta and Aftab Fateh Ansari.
An NCB supply stated that the drug regulation enforcement company has additionally seized the cell phone of Rhea’s mom Sandhya, which was earlier not submitted by her to the monetary probe company.
The supply stated that the NCB will examine the telephone if the calls or messages have been shared from Sandhya’s telephone for the procurement of medicine.