The court will declare its verdict on the bail plea of Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik in a drug case involving in actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s case. Mumbai Sessions Court has reserved its decision till Friday on the bail of Rhea. Rhea Chakraborty is in Byculla Jail in Mumbai from two days. On the other hand, NCB has opposed the bail of Rhea and Showik. Apart from Rhea Chakraborty and Shawik, the court will also decide on the bail pleas of Abdul Basit, Zaid Vilatra, Dipesh Sawant and Samuel Miranda.
Rhea’s bail was rejected on Wednesday
Rhea was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau under Section 16/20 of the NDPS Act on Tuesday night in this case involving Sushant’s death. The court sent Rhea to 14 days judicial custody till 22 September. Rhea filed an application in the Sessions Court on Wednesday through her lawyer after a bail plea was rejected from a Mumbai magistrate court on Tuesday night.
The court’s attention has also been drawn in Rhea’s plea that she is facing investigations of three central agencies simultaneously. This has adversely affected her mental state. Comparing the three other accused in the case with bail, the application states that Rhea and her brother have been charged with Section 27 ([A)] of NDPS, while the drug was not recovered from them.
Nine people have been arrested
Nine people have been arrested in this case before Rhea. These include Rhea’s younger brother Showik Chakraborty, Sushant’s former house manager Samuel Miranda, another Sushant’s domestic helper Dipesh Sawant, and six drug peddlers involved in the drug trade. Rhea has also been subjected to various sections of the NDPS Act like Shawik, Samuel and Dipesh. A case has been registered against Rhea under sections 20B, 27A, 28 and 29 of the NDPS Act. Some of these sections have a punishment of up to 10 years. Rhea is also accused of being involved in drug purchase or drug syndicate.