Rhea Chakraborty's father 'congratulates' India after son Showik's arrest, says 'you have demolished a middle-class family'
Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty's father Lt Col (Retd) Indrajit Chakraborty on Saturday condemned the arrest of his 24-year-old son Showik in a drug probe in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
Indrajit Chakraborty 'congratulated' India after his son's arrest and said that his daughter Rhea is next in line. ""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," his statement read.
NCB team reaches Rhea's home to serve summons for joining probe
A Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) team reached actress Rhea Chakraborty's home in Mumbai on Sunday morning to serve her summons for joining probe in the drugs case linked to the death of her live-in partner and actor Sushant Singh Rajput, officials said.
The agency has said that it wants to question Rhea, 28, the main accused in the case, to take the probe forward.
"The team has gone to serve the summons of joining investigation. She can come on her own or she can come with the team," a senior official of the federal anti-narcotics agency said.
The NCB has recently arrested her younger brother Showik Chakraborty (24), Rajput's house manager Samuel Miranda (33) and Dipesh Sawant, a member of the actor's personal staff, in this case.
'If loving someone is a crime, she'll face consequences': Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer Satish Maneshinde
Amid the ongoing investigation into the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, actor Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer Satish Maneshinde on Sunday said that she is ready for arrest as it is a witch-hunt.
"Rhea Chakraborty is ready for arrest as this is a witch-hunt. If loving someone is a crime she will face the consequences of her love. Being innocent, she has not approached any court for an anticipatory bail in all the cases foisted by Bihar Police with CBI, ED, and NCB," Maneshinde said in a statement.
Rhea Chakraborty arrives at Narcotics Control Bureau office
Actress Rhea Chakraborty on Sunday appeared before the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) here for questioning in the drugs case linked to the death of her live-in partner and actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
The 28-year-old arrived at the agency's office in the Ballard Estate area at 12 noon. She was escorted by police personnel.
Court grants NCB custody to Dipesh Sawant till 9th September
A Mumbai court on Sunday remanded late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's personal staff member Dipesh Sawant in the custody of the Narcotics Control Bureau till September 9 in connection with a drugs probe linked to the actor's death.
Dipesh Sawant's lawyer said, "He (Dipesh Sawant) was in their (NCB) custody since Sept 4, without his family being informed. He should've been produced before court within 24 hrs. We've filed a plea against him being kept in custody for over 24 hrs. Court has called for reply from NCB."
'Absolutely disgusting': Twitterati slam media mob around Rhea Chakraborty outside NCB office, say 'this must stop'
Actress Rhea Chakraborty was mobbed by the media as she tried making her way into the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) office on Sunday, despite being escorted by police personnel. Several celebrities have called out the media behaviour, terming it as barbaric.
"Media vultures. The press is behaving barbaric. Is there no one in authority that can stop this," Shibani Dandekar expressed her concern on Instagram Story.
Actress Gauahar Khan is disgusted. "I haven't seen the worst of the criminals being treated like this even after being convicted! Let there be a trial!!! Absolutely disgusted with the way the media is treating her! #shame," she tweeted.
Sushant Singh Rajput's Mitu Singh arrives at DRDO guest house for CBI questioning
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Meetu Singh reached the DRDO guest house here on Sunday afternoon in connection with the CBI's probe into the case of the actor's death.
Earlier in the day, Rajput's business manager Shruti Modi, his talent manager Jaya Saha and cook Neeraj also reached the guest house in suburban Kalina, where the probing team is stationed.
'Clear that Dipesh is an active member of drug syndicate': NCB
'On the basis of statements of Dipesh Sawant, house help of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, & digital evidence collected by NCB, it's clear that Dipesh is an active member of drug syndicate connected with high society personalities & drug suppliers': Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
Rhea Chakraborty interrogated for over five hours by NCB; summoned again on Monday
Actress Rhea Chakraborty left the NCB office after being interrogated for over five hours. She has been summoned again on Monday.