Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik’s bail plea was to be heard today by Bombay High Court, but it has been postponed due to heavy rainfall in the city. Rhea’s lawyer, Satish Maneshinde, confirmed that they have to wait for a further hearing date. Rhea and her brother Show had filed the bail plea after their 14-days judicial custody has been extended till October 6. Their judicial custody had to end on September 22.
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“Considering the heavy rainfall, the chief justice has declared a holiday today and today’s board will be taken up tomorrow”, Rhea’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde said. Their bail pleas were rejected earlier by Mumbai Special Court stating that they can temper pieces of evidence if left free.
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NCB arrested Rhea Chakraborty on September 8 for the alleged procurement of drugs for Sushant Singh Rajput. After three days of interrogation, she was sent to judicial custody for 14 days by a Session Court. She was kept in Byculla Jail. Rhea along with several others confessed that they have arranged drugs for SSR. Rhea’s brother Showik also confessed that payment of drugs procured for SSR was made by Rhea.