Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested another person Anuj Keswani in connection with drug peddling in connection with the investigation into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
Keswani was arrested after questioning Kaizen Ibrahim, also an alleged drug peddler, who was arrested last week.
Keswani is scheduled to be produced in court today. Ibrahim had revealed that Keshwani was his supplier for the contestants.
The Mumbai Zonal Unit, NCB conducted a raid yesterday in which 590 grams of hashish, 0.64 grams of LSD sheets, 304 grams of marijuana including foreign currency were seized. Keshwani was being investigated by the NCB during the raid.
Meanwhile, Rhea Chakraborty, Sushant’s girlfriend, comes back to the NCB one day when she was grilled by the agency for more than six hours in case of the actor’s death.
NCB Deputy Director KPS Malhotra said on Friday that Showik and Miranda have been arrested under sections 20B, 27A, 28, and 29 of the NDPS Act.
After the NCB uncovered its relationship with Abbas Lakhani, an alleged drug peddler was arrested, caught after a raid that seized bud (curated marijuana).
On 3 September in Esplanade Court, NCB argued that Vilatra was arrested in the case of the actor’s death.
Meanwhile, a sessions court in Mumbai today adjourned the hearing on the bail plea of Zaid Vilatra and Abdul Basit till 9 September.
Parihar was arrested based on Villatra’s statement. Ibrahim was later acquitted following Parihar’s statement.
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead on June 14 in his Bandra residence.
(With ANI Inputs)