Rhea Chakraborty was arrested by NCB yesterday. She will be held in judicial custody for 14 days until September 22 as per Court order. She was charged for allegedly consuming the banned drugs, procuring and transporting drugs for her boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput with the help of her Brother, Showik, manager Samuel Miranda, and house help Dipesh Sawant. Rhea’s lawyer moved to NDPS court to seek bail stating that she feared for her life in Jail. The court will hear her bail plea tomorrow on Thursday. Along with her, Showik’s bail pea will also be heard on Thursday.
In its remand application of actress #RheaChakraborty, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) stated that she is an active member of a “drug syndicate” and used to manage finance for drug procurement along with late actor #SushantSinghRajputhttps://t.co/YrEH9QTyF5
— ETimes (@etimes) September 8, 2020
Soon after her arrest, she filed a bail plea that got rejected. She was then taken into Byculla Jail where she will be spent tonight.
She has been sent to jail upto 22nd of this month. Her bail application has been rejected. Today she will stay here (in NCB office) and will go to the jail tomorrow morning: Special public prosecutor Atul Sarpande https://t.co/mIJxUlfF2E pic.twitter.com/xaOYy4SPFo
— ANI (@ANI) September 8, 2020
Rhea’s advocate ‘Satish Maneshinde’ filed a fresh bail plea today in the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Court. He said Rhea’s offense is bailable. He further said that she was interrogated by the male officer; no woman officers were present there during the interrogation that is a contravention of the law. His plea states, “That during her custody Rhea was coerced into making self-incriminating confessions. Through an application made on Tuesday, Rhea has formally retracted all such incriminating confessions,”