BanglaHunt Desk: Rhea Chakraborty finally gets bail. He was able to get out of jail after 28 long days. Riya was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau in connection with the Sushant Singh Rajput case. Since then, his address has been the Byculla Jail in Mumbai. However, Riya was released on bail but her brother Shauvik Chakraborty was not released.
Earlier, Riya's judicial custody was extended to Tuesday, October 20. Then today, at the hearing on Wednesday, Riya Chakraborty got bail on a bond of Rs 1 lakh. However, his brother Shauvik is still in jail.
Rhea, Shauvik, Samuel Miranda and several others were arrested on drug charges. It was first heard that the Narcotics Control Bureau would appeal to the court to keep the four accused in their custody. News that they will be further interrogated. But NCB officials later said Riya did not need to be kept in their custody. The court ordered Riya to be kept in jail till September 21.
The NCB has so far arrested several people in drug cases. Among them are Riya Chakraborty, Shauvik Chakraborty, Samuel Miranda, Deepesh Sawant, Kaizan Ibrahim, Zayed Viltara, Abbas Lakhani, Karan Aurora, Abdul Basit Parihar. Cases have been filed against the nine under sections 20, 26 and 29 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
Zaid's lawyer claimed in court that very little cannabis had been found from his client. He further claimed that Zayed had given a statement to the NCB under pressure.
Rear brother Shauvik said in a statement that he was the one who used to bring drugs for Sushant. Riya used to pay for them. On the other hand, like 'Justice for Sushant', 'Justice for Rhea' started in Bollywood. Also on the trending list on Twitter. Kareena Kapoor Khan, Swara Bhaskar and several other Bollywood stars stood in the rear.
Meanwhile, it is heard that 1.5 kg of charas has been recovered from the rear house. However, the NCB has not yet said anything about this. According to the NCB, they are investigating the drug case. There is no addition to the Sushant death case.