On Wednesday, Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik Chakraborty got charged by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for drugs case linked to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. As per reports, Special public prosecutor Atul Sarpande said the prosecution maintained charges against all the accused as mentioned in the charge sheet filed before the court.
Rhea Chakraborty Charged By NCB
For the unversed, late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his residence in Bandra on June 14, 2020. The suicide case of the late actor was taken under by CBI for special investigation. Apart from CBI, NCB and Enforcement Directorate also did separate investigations in the case. Soon after which Sushant’s ex-girlfriend and actress Rhea was arrested in the case in September 2020, her brother Showik and several others were also accused in the case for alleged consumption, possession, and financing of drugs.
On Wednesday, the prosecution urged the court to charge Rhea and Showik for consumption of drugs and also for procuring and paying for such substances for Sushant. The special public prosecutor told that the court was scheduled to frame charges against all the accused. However, it couldn’t be done since a few of the accused moved discharge applications.
Meanwhile, according to the reports, the court has said that the charges would be framed only after the discharge pleas are decided. Rhea and Showik along with the other accused were present before the court on Wednesday. Special judge V G Raghuwanshi posted the matter for hearing on July 12.
On 14th June the fans of the late actor Sushant celebrated his birthday. His ex-girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty also shared a few pictures with the actor and wrote, “Miss you every day”. For the unversed, Rhea Chakraborty was dating Sushant at the time when he was found dead in his Mumbai apartment. Soon after his death, Sushant’s father filed an FIR accusing Rhea of abetment of suicide and money laundering. The case was later transferred to the CBI and NCB who investigated Rhea for the mentioned accusations.