Mumbai: In the development, NCB charges Rhea. Narcotics Control Bureau has made actress Rhea Chakraborty an accused in the actor Sushant Singh drugs case. In this case, the agency has filed a charge sheet, in which the name of Rhea Chakraborty is also included. It has been alleged in the NCB chargesheet that Rhea Chakraborty used to take ganja and give it to Sushant Singh Rajput. Sonali cable actress is accused of buying small amounts of ganja and financing the purchase. The agency has said that Rhea Chakraborty bought ganja and delivered it to Sushant Singh Rajput, he paid several times to buy ganja in exchange for the late actor.
The NCB said that the accused had financed drug trafficking within the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and used ganja, charas, cocaine and other narcotic and psychotropic substances. According to the draft charges, hence sections 27 and 27A (financing illegal trafficking and harboring criminals) 28 (punishment for attempts to commit offence), 29 (whoever abets, or is involved in criminal conspiracy) against her. The charges have been framed under relevant provisions of the NDPS Act, including.
It said, “Accused No. 10 Rhea Chakraborty obtained ganja from accused Samuel Miranda, Showik, Dipesh Sawant and others and handed it over to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.” and paid for this consignment between September 2020. According to the draft allegations, Riya’s brother Showik was in regular contact with drug traffickers and had obtained it from co-accused after ordering ganja and charas. These substances were given to the Rajput.
Filing of draft charges prepares the ground for framing of charges, after which the trial begins. However, before framing the charges, the court will have to first decide the acquittal plea of the accused. Special Judge VG Raghuvanshi, who hears cases related to the NDPS Act, has fixed July 27 for hearing the matter.
Chakraborty was arrested in this case in September 2020 and was granted bail by the Bombay High Court a month later. The NCB launched an investigation into alleged drug use in the film and television industry following Rajput’s death on June 14, 2020.