Sushant Singh Rajput’s former manager Shruti Modi and talent manager Jaya Saha will be appearing before the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday in the drugs-related case pertaining to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
The apex drug law enforcement agency on Tuesday issued summonses to Modi and Saha, asking them to join its investigation on Wednesday. The central probe agency has so far arrested 18 persons in connection with the case.
The Enforcement Directorate, probing money laundering charges in the sensational case, had retrieved some chats between Rhea, Modi and Saha which pointed out that there could be a drug angle in the case. Saha and Modi were earlier questioned by the ED. Cannabidiol (CBD) oil, was mentioned in Rhea Chakraborty’s WhatsApp chat with Saha, following which the latter was called for questioning.
Rhea Chakraborty, Showik, Miranda in judicial custody
Rhea Chakraborty, main accused in Sushant Singh Rajput death case, was arrested by the NCB on September 8. Currently, she is in judicial custody. Besides Rhea, her brother Showik Chakraborty, SSR’s manager Samuel Miranda and domestic help Dipesh Sawant are also in judicial custody.
Karamjeet Singh Anand, Dwayne Fernandes, Sanket Patel, Ankush Anreja, Sandeep Gupta, Aftab Fateh Ansari and others have been arrested by the NCB so far.
The 34-year-old was found hanging in his flat in suburban Bandra on June 14. Sushant’s father in his complaint with the Patna Police accused Rhea of abetting his son’s suicide and misappropriating his money. Rhea’s parents Indrajit Chakraborty and Sandhya Chakraborty, brother Showik, and Samuel Miranda and Shruti Modi were also named in the FIR. The CBI is separately probing “abetment to suicide” case related to Sushant’s death.