NCB arrests Sushant’s flatmate Siddharth Pithani from Hyderabad in drugs case
The accused, a flatmate of the actor, was among the many 4 individuals who have been current at Sushant’s Mumbai residence when his physique was discovered on June 14 final yr.
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday arrested Siddharth Pithani in Hyderabad for his alleged involvement in the drugs procurement case linked to the dying of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
Confirming the arrest, a senior NCB official mentioned Pithani could be produced earlier than a reliable courtroom in a while Friday. The accused, a flatmate of the actor, was among the many 4 individuals who have been current at Sushant’s Mumbai residence when his physique was discovered on June 14 final yr.
In the identical case, the NCB earlier arrested a number of individuals, together with Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, Sushant’s housekeeping supervisor Samuel Miranda and workers member Dipesh Sawant, apart from drug peddlers.
The NCB has instituted the case based mostly on the preliminary data shared by the Enforcement Directorate on textual content exchanges among the many suspects and its personal preliminary findings.
Sushant’s dying is being probed by the CBI, which took over the case from the Patna Police in August final yr. The police case had been registered on the premise of a criticism lodged by Sushant’s father, K.K. Singh, alleging felony conspiracy, wrongful confinement, abetment to suicide, dishonest and theft.
Ms. Chakraborty, her mother and father Indrajit and Sandhya Chakraborty, brother, Samuel and Shruti Modi have been named as accused in the felony case.
Last yr, the CBI had questioned Siddharth a number of instances to find out the sequence of occasions resulting in the incident.