A new update has come about actress Riya Chakraborty. The NCB on Wednesday filed a draft charge in a special court against Rhea Chakraborty in a narcotics case related to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput. Its hearing is on July 12.
On Wednesday, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) filed draft charges against Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Show in a drug case linked to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death.
The NCB has been investigating the alleged drug use in the Bollywood and television industry following the death of Rajput, who was found dead in his apartment in Mumbai Bandra on June 14, 2020.
According to a report in PTI, special public prosecutor Atul Sarpande said the prosecution maintained charges against all the accused as specified in the charge sheet filed before the court.
Atul Sarpande said that the charges against all the accused had been upheld on their behalf, and the charge sheet had also been submitted to the court. The court has sought to frame charges against Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Shouvik Chakraborty for consuming drugs and buying and paying for medications for Sushant Singh Rajput.
Sushant Singh Rajput Drugs Case: Riya Chakraborty faces troubles, NCB files charge sheet in court
He further said that the prosecution had proposed the court charge the actress and her brother for consuming narcotic substances and procuring and paying for such implications for late actor Rajput.
The NCB on Wednesday filed draft charges in a special court against actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Shovik Chakraborty and others in a narcotics case related to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
Special Public Prosecutor Atul Sarpande said that the prosecution upheld the charges against all the accused mentioned in the charge sheet filed before the court.
The prosecution has proposed to the court charges of drug abuse against Riya and Shovik Chakraborty and the purchase and payment of such substances for actor Rajput. Sarpande said that the court was supposed to frame charges against all the accused, but it could not be done as some accused have filed discharge applications. He said the court has said that orders will be framed only after the discharge petitions are decided.
The accused, including Riya Chakraborty and Shovik, appeared in court on Wednesday. Special Judge V.G. Raghuvanshi fixed July 12 for the next hearing in the case. Let us tell you that Riya was arrested in this case in September 2020. About a month after his arrest, he was granted bail by the Bombay High Court.
Bollywood’s talented actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide on June 14, 2020, in his flat in Mumbai. After his death, many Bollywood stalwarts had to face investigation in many cases.
The CBI is investigating this matter, but the investigating agency has not yet reached any decision. The death of Sushant Singh Rajput is also being investigated from the drug angle, which many Bollywood superstars have questioned.