New Delhi: Sushant Singh Rajput Suicide Case and Reha Chakraborty Latest Updates: Rhea Chakraborty’s lawyer said today that she is “ready for arrest”, as the 28-year-old appeared before the Narcotics Control Bureau for questioning. By the order of the Supreme Court, The Central agency, which is investigating allegations of drug abuse surrounding the death of famous Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June, has already arrested her brother. The agency had plans to have her confront him today, sources had said.
Showik Chakraborty, brother of Ms Chakraborty’s was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau along with Samuel Miranda, Sushant Singh Rajput’s house manager, and charged with the anti-drug law on the last friday. They have been sent to the agency’s custody till Wednesday.
“Rhea Chakraborty is ready for arrest as this is a witch hunt and if loving some one is a crime, she will face the consequences of her love. Being innocent, She has not approached any court for anticipatory bail in all the cases foisted by Bihar Police now with CBI, ED and NCB,” her lawyer, Satish Maneshinde said in a statement this morning.
Rhea Chakraborty and her family have said a “simple, middle-class family” was being targeted as part of a “witch hunt” and were being vilified by the media. After Showik Chakraborty’s arrest, his father had said that he was now expecting the arrest of his daughter.
“Congratulations India, you have arrested my son, I’m sure next on the line is my daughter and I don’t know who is next thereafter. You have effectively demolished a middle class family. But of course, for the sake of justice everything is justified. Jai hind,” read the statement from Lt Col Indrajit Chakraborty (Retd), who has also been questioned by the CBI for days.
Rhea Chakraborty and her family have been accused of taking crores of rupees from Sushant Rajput and having a role in his death — allegations they have repeatedly denied.
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