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Updated on: Friday, May 28, 2021, 01:35 PM IST

'One step closer to justice': Sushant Singh Rajput fans hail Siddharth Pithani's arrest

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput |

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput |

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The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested Siddharth Pithani, a roommate of Sushant Singh Rajput, in a drug case linked to the Bollywood actor's death last year, an official said on Friday.

Pithani was arrested from Hyderabad and brought to Mumbai, he said.

Pithani was Rajput's friend and was also staying with the late actor at his Bandra residence in suburban Mumbai, he said.

The alleged role of Pithani in the drug case, that emerged post the actors death, came to light during the NCB's investigation and hence he was arrested, the official said.

A team of the NCB, led by Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede, had launched a search for Pithani who was traced in Hyderabad, the official said.

Rajput (34) was found dead in his Bandra apartment on June 14, 2020.

Sushant Singh Rajput death has cost a lot of controversy in the country since last year. Now this news has also spread widely on Twitter many are happy that the case is making progress and one person has been arrested.

This news has brought relief to Sushant Singh Rajput fans especially because they have been demanding justice for the great actor ever since he died.

Here's what Sushant Singh Rajput fans and others are saying on social media. Have a look.

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Published on: Friday, May 28, 2021, 01:35 PM IST
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