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Rhea Chakraborty Procured Drugs For Sushant Singh Rajput, Is An Active Member Of ‘Drug Syndicate’ States NCB’s Remand Application

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Rhea Chakraborty Procured Drugs For Sushant Singh Rajput, Is An Active Member Of 'Drug Syndicate' States NCB's Remand Application

Actress Rhea Chakraborty has in her statement to the Narcotics Control Bureau accepted her role in procuring drugs for late actor Sushant Singh Rajput and also handling the finances. “During her statement, Rhea Chakraborty revealed about her involvement in procurement of drugs and financial transactions and also her instructions to Samuel Miranda, Dipesh Sawant and Showik Chakraborty,” NCB said in its application for judicial custody for 14 days for Rhea. Rhea Chakraborty’s Bail Plea Rejected, Actress Sent to Judicial Custody For 14 Days.

“Therefore it is clear that the respondent is an active member of drug syndicate connected with drug supplies. It is also clear from the statement that the present respondent used to procure drugs for Sushant Singh Rajput for consumption purpose. The present respondent used to manage finance for drug procurement along with Sushant Singh Rajput,” NCB said in the application.

During his statement, Rhea’s brother, Showik has revealed that he used to facilitate the delivery of drugs through Abdel Basit Parihar by Kaizen Ebrahim and Zaid Vilatra. “These deliveries used to be received by the aides of Sushant Singh Rajput and every delivery and payment was in conscious knowledge of Rhea Chakraborty and even some times the payment and choice of drugs was confirmed by Rhea”, Showik said as per the NCB application.

Samuel Miranda has also given a similar statement that he used to procure drugs on the direction of Sushant Singh Rajput and Rhea Chakraborty and the financial matter was being dealt by Rhea and Sushant. During his statement, Dipesh Sawant disclosed that he used to receive drugs for Sushant on his directions and on several occasions Rhea also instructed him.

Furthermore, the financial issues for purchase of drugs were also being dealt by Sushant and Rhea. Dipesh Sawant used to receive drugs with Samuel Miranda for the consumption of Sushant. NCB has pieced together the drug dealers operating in Mumbai who were being directed by Showik Chakraborty who is already under arrest by NCB.

As per NCB application, during the voluntary statement of Zaid Vilatra disclosed the name of Abdel Basit Parihar as a receiver of the ganja/marijuana. During his statement, Parihar revealed that he purchased and sold ganja through Zaid and others.

“He used to supply drugs from Zaid Vilatra and Kaizan Ebrahim as per the instructions of Showik Chakraborty”, NCB said. There are instances where Parihar was facilitated to arrange the drugs and he was in contact with Samuel Miranda and Showik Chakraborty. Miranda was an employee of Sushant Singh Rajput and was also arrested alongwith Showik.

Interestingly, NCB says that Parihar is an active member of a drug syndicate connected with high profile personalities and drug suppliers. He used to pay and receive money via credit cards, cash and payment gateways. Parihar was arrested on September 3. Rhea Chakraborty’s Arrest Will ‘Silence’ Her Supporters, Says LJP President Chirag Paswan.

Rhea, who was arrested on Tuesday by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), has been charged with abetment in possession, sale, purchase, consumption, transportation of substances under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS). This constitutes prima facie offences under Section 20(b)/22/27/28/29 of the NDPS as per the Crime Information Report of the NCB.

There have been seizures of drugs or substances from Rhea. “During the investigation of a case under PMLA, central investigation agencies had cloned the mobile phone of one Rhea Chakraborty, wherein her apparent involvement in purchase, possession, sale, consumption, transportation and usage of contraband covered under NDPS Act is visible”, the NCB report said. Analysis of Whatsapp chats of Rhea with other entities reflects the angle of conspiracy, the NCB said.

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Sep 08, 2020 11:35 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).

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Haider Director Vishal Bhardwaj Voices His Opinion On Alleged Drug Nexus And Nepotism In Bollywood

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Mumbai, Sep 27: Bollywood director Vishal Bhardwaj has rubbished claims that the Indian film industry has a toxic working culture or an insider-outsider divide, saying some people having “vested interest” are trying to malign its image. Bhardwaj says he believes that people in the industry are always there to support each other and for somebody like him, who doesn’t belong to any film family, it has been a cherishable experience. Saif Ali Khan Talks About Politics, Nepotism, Favouritism in the Bollywood Industry.

The death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput has triggered a lot of debates including one of “outsider v/s insider”, with many targeting the showbiz for ill-treatment of people who don’t have any links within the industry. There is also a talk about the alleged drug-nexus. Rajput was found dead at his Bandra residence here on June 14.

During a virtual press conference of Screenwriters Association (SWA) Awards on Friday, Bhardwaj in response to a question posed by PTI said, “I don’t personally feel there is toxic work culture. I believe there is so much love in our work culture. The film unit becomes like a complete family. There is such a beautiful work culture (here).”

The “Haider” director said there are people who have “vested interest” and they are trying to project cinema as a “toxic” work place. “I believe all this is rubbish about toxic working culture. Ours is a beautiful industry… jo barbad kiya jaa raha hai aajkal uske vested interest kis tarah ke hai sabko malum hai (Ours is a beautiful industry, which has been ruined due to vested interest and we all know about this). “And we also know why it is happening. So please forgive us, leave us on our own. We are doing good,” he added. Bollywood Drug Case: WhatsApp Issues Clarification After Investigation Agencies Retrieve Chats.

“It has nothing to do with insider or outsider. All this is banai hui bakwas (All this nonsense has been made up). We are like a family. I never felt like an outsider in the industry. Whatever little I have felt, that might happen in any other profession (as well). “The emotional support that you get here, that you might not get in any other work culture. It is a beautiful industry, there is no toxic culture,” he said.

The director, however, is optimistic about the industry regaining its glory as soon as the cinema halls open. “This is one side bowling happening. We are yet to get to ball because our theatres are closed. Those who are abusing are the ones who go and purchase tickets to watch films. Let our Friday come,” he said. Theatres across the country have been closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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NCB Says No Link Between Drug Probe and Karan Johar’s July 2019 Party

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The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday confirmed that the agency is not probing the alleged ‘drug party’ video posted by Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, adding that their focus is on the drug-related investigation surrounding the death of Sushant Singh Rajput. Sonu Nigam Slams Cyber Police After Ministry of Labour Retweets Tasteless Joke on Deepika Padukone From Fake Account of the Singer (Watch Video).

The video was posted on July 28, 2019, by Johar that shows several Bollywood celebrities including Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Shahid Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Vickey Kaushal present at the party that took place at his residence.

Later Shiromani Akali Dal MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa demanded an investigation on the matter of celebrities’ involvement in the consumption of drugs. Karan Johar Issues Statement Slamming Rumours of Drug Abuse, Clarifies Kshitij Prasad and Anubhav Chopra Are Not Associated With Dharma.

On Saturday during a press address, asked if NCB plans to summon Johar over the alleged ‘drug party’ video that has surfaced, Mutha Ashok Jain, NCB South-Western Region Deputy Director-General told the media: “No, there is no connection of that said video with this case.”

There were speculations in the media that Johar might be summoned by the NCB on the matter. Was Vicky Kaushal on Dope or Just Ill? Karan Johar Reveals What Really Happened at His Controversial Party – Watch Video.

However, Jain confirmed that no fresh summons have been sent to any other film personality in the case.

On Saturday Bollywood actresses Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, and Sara Ali Khan were grilled by the NCB.

Kshitij Ravi Prasad, a former executive of Johar’s production house Dharma Productions has been arrested by the NCB on Saturday.

Till date, Jain said, 18 to 19 persons have been arrested in connection as part of the probe into the death of Sushant, who was found dead at his Bandra home on June 14.

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Sep 27, 2020 12:17 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).

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Bollywood Drug Probe: NCB Seizes Mobile Phones of Rakul Preet Singh, Deepika Padukone

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Bollywood Drug Probe: NCB Seizes Mobile Phones of Rakul Preet Singh, Deepika Padukone

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which quizzed Bollywood actors Rakul Preet Singh, Deepika Padukone, her former manager Karishma Prakash, and fashion designer Simone Khambatta on Friday and Saturday in connection with the drugs case related to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, has seized their mobile phones. Bollywood Drug Probe: Rakul Preet Singh Moves Delhi HC Seeking Ban On Media for Coverage on Her.

An NCB source said, “The phones of Deepika, Karishma, Rakul and Khambatta have been seized by the NCB under the Indian Evidence Act.”

The development came after the questioning of Deepika and Karishma on Saturday, and Rakul and Khambatta on Friday for several hours.

The NCB questioned Deepika for over five hours on Saturday and Rakul for over four hours on Friday. Bollywood Drug Probe: Deepika Padukone and Other Celebs’ Cars Being Chased by Media Houses Prompts Mumbai Police To Issue Stern Warning.

Meanwhile, Karishma was questioned for two consecutive days on Friday amd Saturday, while Khambatta was grilled on Friday.

The agency collected their phones as the alleged ‘drug’ chats were made using the same phones, the source said.

The source also said that the NCB has collected the phone of Sushant’s former talent manager Jaya Saha.

Besides Deepika, Rakul, Khambatta and Karishma, the NCB also questioned Bollywood actors Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan on Saturday for several hours.

The NCB has registered a case on the request of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) after it found alleged chats of Deepika with her former manager in 2017 discussing drugs.

The phones of Rakul and Khambatta were seized as both of them are close friends of Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, who was arrested earlier this month after three days of questioning.

Besides Rhea, the NCB has also arrested her brother Showik and 17 others in connection with the case.

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Sep 27, 2020 12:10 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).

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