The problem for Rhea Chakraborty is going to be increased as the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) registered a case against her and others in connection with purported deleted chats recovered from her mobile phone. This is the third agency which is roped into investigating a mysterious death case.
The development happened on Wednesday late evening after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) wrote a letter regarding the purported chats of Rhea Chakraborty talking about the banned drugs with a few members in her chat list.
The case was registered under Section 20 of NDPS act which reads punishment for contravention in relation to the cannabis plant and cannabis, section 22 of NDPS which reads punishment for contravention in relation to psychotropic substances, section 27 of NDPS act which specifies punishment for consumption of any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance) and section 29 of NDPS which reads punishment for abetment and criminal conspiracy.
Sources said a team led by Deputy Director of Operations Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) KPS Malhotra will be supervising the case. A team of the officers from Delhi and Mumbai will be investigating the case. One Wednesday, NCB’s deputy director held two rounds of meeting and took the opinions, after which the case is registered.
Sources said three members team led by Deputy Director (Operations) of NCB will be going to Mumbai on Friday to investigate the case. The deputy director KPS Malhotra will be accompanied by two other officers from Delhi. One will be the IO of the case.
The NCB team will question them one by one all those four persons with whom Rhea had chatted about the drugs. These persons include her manager. They will also summon Rhea to present before the NCB. The things will be corroborated in separate interrogations of each person.
The NCB will try to establish if there any drug racket working in the Bollywood and also if Rhea had administered the drugs to Shushant. Two kinds of drugs – MDMA and CBD oil – were mention in the deleted chats of Rhea, said NCB. In chats, it has also shown that she was asking the drugs for Shushant Singh Rajput. All these things are will be verified.