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NCB states Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik Chakraborty used to purchase ganja, made payments through google pay

After the arrest of Showik Chakraborty, NCB has released few statements regarding the drug angle in Sushant Singh Rajput’s case. Read more!


Showik Chakraborty, brother of Rhea Chakraborty, used to purchase ganja and marijuana from drug peddler Abdel Basit Parihar and make payments through a Google Pay account, the NCB said on Friday.The new revelations, made by the Narcotics Control Bureau in a Mumbai court as Parihar was produced before it, came after it started a probe into the drug angle in the case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who was found dead at his Bandra flat on 14th June.The court sent Parihar to the NCB’s custody till 9th September.

NCB is the third Central agency to join the probe into the death of Sushant, after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED). According to NCB officials, drug-peddler Zaid Vilatra, who were also arrested, in his statement to the agency, disclosed that Parihar used to be the “receiver” of ganja or marijuana from him.

“Parihar, in his statement, revealed that he used to procure drugs from Vilatra and absconding accused Kaizan Ebrahim, as per instructions of Showik, and was directing them to deliver contraband to Samuel Miranda, the house manager of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput,” the NCB said.

The NCB also said that it is clear from the statement and electronic evidence gathered by the agency that Parihar is an active member of drug syndicate connected with high society personalities. Parihar was arrested by the NCB on Thursday evening, while Vilatra was arrested on Wednesday and sent to the agency’s custody till 9th September.

Showik and Miranda are being questioned in the NCB office. The NCB officials in the morning also carried out searches  at the residential premises of the two and also took the laptop and mobile phone of Showik.