Actress Rhea Chakraborty was taken to Mumbai’s Byculla Jail this on Wednesday, a day after she was arrested on drug charges related to the Sushant Singh Rajput case. She was sent to jail for 14 days during a video hearing by a magistrate who rejected her bail last night.
NCB said in its court documents that she was “an active member of the drug syndicate connected with drug supplies” and knew of “every delivery and payment”.
Rhea is expected to request a sessions court for bail today. She spent the night at the Narcotics Control Bureau office.
She has been charged with organizing drugs for her boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput, a Bollywood star whose shock death on June 14 is being investigated by the CBI. There is no mention in the court papers of her using drugs.
She faces charges that could lead to up to 10 years in jail.
Meanwhile, several Bollywood celebrities like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Anurag Kashyap, Shabana Azmi, Farhan Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar and Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda were among the Bollywood actors and celebrities who shared the shared the quote on social media in a show of solidarity with Rhea.
Also after Rhea’s bail plea was rejected yesterday, her father Indrajit said “No father can bear injustice on his daughter. I should die.”
In another update, Showik Chakraborty, Samuel Miranda and Dipesh Sawant NCB remand ends today. They have been taken to court.
Written By – Shilpa Dey
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