The Chief of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has today addressed the media and gave updates on the ongoing investigation in Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
On Friday morning, NCB raided the houses of Showik Chakraborty and Sushant’s house manager Samuel Miranda. After hours of search, they both were arrested. Showik and Samuel are booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.
The agency also arrested Abdul Basit Parihar. ANI quoted an NCB official as, “He had a connection with Samuel Miranda. Miranda is accused of procuring drugs on instructions of Showik Chakraborty.”
According to the reports, Showik and Samuel have made a confession against Rhea Chakraborty and said that they bought drugs on her instructions. Rhea had appointed Samuel in May 2019. Sushant’ family has alleged that Miranda helped Chakraborty in siphoning off his money and supplying drugs.
Statement from CBI:
The Central Bureau of Investigation is also carrying out the investigation. An official statement was issues from CBI on Sep 3 that reads, “The CBI is conducting investigation related to the death of Sh. Sushant Singh Rajput in a systematic and professional way. Certain media reports attributed to CBI investigation are speculative and not based on facts. It is reiterated that as a matter of policy, CBI does not share details of ongoing investigation. CBI spokesperson or any team memberhas not shared any details of investigation with media. The details being reported and attributed to CBI are not credible. It is requested that media may please confirm details from CBI Spokesperson before quoting CBI.”