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Published On: Fri, Sep 4th, 2020

NCB Has Arrested Rhea’s Brother Showik,Samuel Miranda

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rhea-chakraborty-1024x576MUMBAI: In a fresh development related to the mysterious death case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday evening arrested Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik along with Samuel Miranda, a close aide and the former manager of Sushant for their alleged involvement in the drug supply racket.

They are said to be involved in an alleged drug cartel are arrested under the NDPS Act. The two were being quizzed by the probing agency at the NCB office in Mumbai. Sources say that Showik along with 5 others was involved in dealing and selling of Marijuana.
Today, the NCB carried out raids at a number of locations, including at the homes of Showik Chakraborty and Samuel Miranda. Post that, the probing agency took Showik and Samuel for further questioning.
According to reports, Showik and Samuel Miranda will be produced in a court here on Saturday.  Earlier in the day, the NCB team carried out raids at a number of locations, including at the homes of Showik and Samuel Miranda, and took them for questioning at its office after conducting searches for two hours.
Samuel Miranda, a close aide of Sushant , also confessed before the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) that he used to buy drugs for the late Bollywood actor, sources said. According to the sources, Miranda made this admission during his grilling by the NCB officials, several hours after they raided his house in the wee hours today.
It has emerged that Showik used to give drug condiments and also introduced Samuel Miranda to drug supplier Basit Parihar for procuring drugs. A five-member team of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) probing the drug angle raided Rhea Chakraborty’s residence on Friday (September 4) morning.According to sources, NCB is also conducting a parallel raid at Samuel Miranda’s house, a close aide of Sushant.
Meanwhile, the CBI investigation in Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case is in full swing with the interrogation of close associates and doctors, who treated the late actor over anxiety and mental health issues taking place round-the-clock every day.
Besides CBI investigating the death case of Sushant, who was found dead at his Bandra residence on June 14, 2020, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), the Enforcement Directorate (ED) are parallelly probing the drugs conspiracy and the money laundering charges.
Sushant Singh Rajput death case is under perusal by the medical board and the report will be only submitted to CBI in due course of time: (Prof) Dr Sudhir Gupta, Head of Forensic Dept at AIIMS & Chairman of Medical board formed in Sushant Singh Rajput death case told ANI.
Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik met drug peddler Basit Parihar at a football club in Mumbai. According to sources, Basit visited Showik’s house on a regular basis and had been in touch with him since last two years. He was known to Showik’s family.
Sushant ‘s family lawyer Vikas Singh has told that Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik has been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau in connection with the death of the actor.
The NCB team reached Rhea’s residence around 6:30 am, with the actor’s family handing over things such as a mobile phone and a laptop to the agency officials. “House search is being conducted at Showik Chakraborty’s and Samuel Miranda’s residences as provided under NDPS Act,” the NCB had said.
(Nunbai Bureau with Agency Inputs ).

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