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Updated on: Monday, May 31, 2021, 09:07 PM IST

Sushant Singh Rajput case: NCB records statement of late actor's former house staff

File photo of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's house staff members Keshav Bachner and Neeraj Singh  | (Photo Credits: PTI)

File photo of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's house staff members Keshav Bachner and Neeraj Singh | (Photo Credits: PTI)

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Mumbai: The officials of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) are recording statements of Keshav Bachner and Neeraj Singh, former house staff members of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, in connection with the drug case probed by the agency.

According to the NCB sources, recently the duo was summoned to assist the agency in their probe. "We are recording statements of Keshav and Neeraj. As of now no decision has been taken on making them witnesses in our case," said an NCB official.

On May 26, an NCB team had arrested Siddharth Pithani, flatmate of Rajput in connection with their drug probe, from Hyderabad. After Pithani's arrest, total persons arrested in the case has reached to 35, officials informed.

Earlier notices u/s 67 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act were served to Siddharth Pithani but he did not join the investigation, said an official.

In August last year, NCB had registered an offence against actress Rhea Chakraborty under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act after Enforcement Directorate (ED) gave them details about Chakraborty's communication with few people wherein they were discussing about drugs such as MDMA, LSD and hash (hashish). The ED had received the alleged information from the deleted WhatsApp data of Chakraborty.

Later the NCB arrested several people including Rhea and her brother Showik among others in connection with the case.

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Published on: Monday, May 31, 2021, 09:07 PM IST
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