Sources said his lawyer, Satish Maneshinde, is expected to apply for bail on Wednesday. He called his arrest a “travesty of justice”. Rhea faces a minimum sentence of 10 years in prison and a maximum of 20 years and a fine of at least Rs 1 lakh.
Rhea has been registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act under Section 8 (c) which deals with possession and purchase, 20B (II) for possession, purchase and transport, 27 for financing illicit traffic, 28 for attempting to commit offenses, and 29 for conspiracy and criminal conspiracy.
“We are satisfied with his three days of interrogation and we no longer need his custody. Normally we look at international and interstate drug trafficking and that’s not usually our mandate… we’re looking for big fish. But now we are getting information and we will not spare anyone whose names appear in the investigations, ”said BCN Deputy CEO Mutha Ashok Jain.
The mandate of the PNE is to dismantle organized drug unions and to find factories that manufacture contraband. The app adds, “These deliveries (of marijuana) were once received by Sushant’s helpers and every delivery and payment was knowingly made by Rhea Chakraborty and even sometimes the payment and choice of drugs was confirmed by Rhea. ”
Rhea is the tenth person to be arrested in connection with the NCB’s drug use investigation involving Rajput. According to the referral request, Rhea’s brother Showik revealed that he facilitated drug delivery through hawkers Basit Parihar, Kaizan Ibrahim and Zaid Vilatra.
Showik is charged with or ganizing weed (marijuana) for Sushant between September 2019 and March 2020. There are chat messages between Rhea, Showik and Samuel involving discussions about buying drugs.
In her interviews with the media, Rhea had said that Sushant was an addict and her attempts to wean were unsuccessful. The DE had found drug-related chat messages on Rhea’s mobile, which prompted the investigation. The Director General forwarded the details to the NCB.
NCB officials said she was taken into custody around 3:30 p.m. Rhea appeared before the NCB on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. and took with her a bag containing a pair of clothes and a bottle of water.
Calling her arrest a “travesty of justice,” her lawyer Satish Maneshinde said: “Three central agencies are stalking a single woman simply because she was in love with an addict who had suffered from mental health issues for several years and was under the control. custody of five leading psychiatrists in Mumbai, who ended up committing suicide due to the consumption of illegally administered drugs and drugs consumed… ”Immediately after her arrest, NCB officials took her to the hospital in Zion for a medical examination.