The NCB in its draft charges filed in the drug case linked to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has claimed that rhea Chakroborty receive multiple ganja deliveries from the co-accused, including her brother Showik, and these were handed over to Rajput.
The Central anti-drug agency had filed the draft charges last month in the Special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) Court against 35 accused, the details of which were made public on Tuesday.
According to the draft charges, all the 35 accused were involved in a criminal conspiracy between March 2020 and December 2020. They were in contact with each other or in groups to procure, purchase, sell and distribute drugs in “high society and Bollywood”.
The draft charges also stated that the accused financed drug trafficking and consumed ganja, charas, and psychotropic substances without valid licence or authorization within the Mumbai Metropolitan region.
Therefore, they have been charged under relevant provisions of the NDPS Act, including sections 27 and 27 A (financing illicit traffic and harbouring offenders) 28 (punishment for attempts to commit offences), 29 (whoever abets, or is a party to a criminal conspiracy), as per the draft charges.
The draft charges stated that “accused number 10 Rhea Chakroborty received many deliveries of ganja from accused Samuel Miranda, Showik, Dipesh Sawant and others and handed over those deliveries to the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput”. She made payments for those deliveries at the instance of Showik and the late actor between March 2020 and September that year, it added.
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